- What is going on in these 2 pictures below?
- Is there some element out of place?
Ready. Set. Go! [Read more…] about #11. What is going on with these pictures?
Dr. Pascale Michelon recently shared with our readers which brain areas and cognitive functions are engaged as we solve the type of brain teaser known as Spot the Difference, where we have to find the differences between two versions of one image: [Read more…] about Brain Teasers: Spot the Difference
Readers have contributed a good number of haikus on brain-related topics. Below you have our favorite ones.
Our favorite fun and brainy Haikus
- Techne, the philosopher, wonders:
Solve the big questions:
How do I know when I know?
Who knows the knower?
- Steve, the environmentalist, requests:
Plastic, though lasts forever.
It is always good to stimulate our minds and to learn a bit about how our brains work. Here you have a selection of the 50 Brain Teasers that people have enjoyed the most in our blog and speaking engagements.
Fun experiments on how our brains work
1. Do you think you know the colors?: try the Stroop Test.
2. Can you count?: Basketball attention experiment (Interactive).
3. Who is this?: A very important little guy (Interactive).
5. Take the Senses Challenge (Interactive).
6. Are there more brain connections or leaves in the Amazon?.
9. Count the Fs in this sentence.
10. What do you see? can you alternate between 2 views?.
Medicine 2.0? Yes, some pioneers are already making good use of Web 2.0 tools to improve Medicine in a new, collaborative way. This blog carnival seems to me to be, in itself, living proof.
You may wonder, what exactly is “Medicine 2.0”? well, Constructive Medicine takes a stab at it, showing how it may be much older than we thought.
You want an example? see a blogger (Bertalan) chronicle an amazing medical simulation in Second Life.
Some bloggers provide great overview posts:
…while others are already addressing some of the important points raised: