Encephalon (brain & mind blog carnival, edition ) finally meets Grand Rounds (health & medicine blog carnival).
What a nice surprise. Hello. Nice to meet you!
Life and Death
MindHacks discusses an unexpected surge in brain activity when blood pressure drops to zero.
In Sickness & In Health suffers a death in the family. Adam shem tov. A man of good name.
BrainBlogger wonders, is religion a “natural” phenomenon?
Mind and Empathy
Behaviorism & Mental Health finds that everyone can have a mental illness — take a look at “Adjustment Disorder”.
ACP Internist reinforces the importance of empathy. Novel Patient encourages patients to dream big, Florecendotcom highlights how patients themselves contribute to patient safety. The Hippocratic Oaf discusses the feelings of a medical student. Clinical Cases wonders what doctors in training carry in their white coats.
Advances in the History of Psychology examines an important early step in the journey to conceptualize cognition and emotion from a neural point of view.
The Fitness Fixer empathizes with her feet.
How to Cope With Pain discusses a controversial treatment for severe pain.
Neurophilosopher shows how vision (viewing one’s body) can modulate the senses of touch and pain. Fun experiments included. Neurocritic takes things one step further, and takes us to the potential future of tattoo removal.
Providentia announces a new NFL Concussion Committee. 300,000 sports-related traumatic brain injuries occur in the United States alone each year.
SharpBrains answers 15 common questions related to neuroplasticity.
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