Findings Friday: Super brain

Everyone's been talking about the effects of meditation on the brain. Since it is such a healthy part of daily living and can work wonders on cognitive skills, including learning, memory, and creativity, I do think it is important to give a brief overview of the benefits meditation has on cognition. The meditation to be … Continue reading Findings Friday: Super brain

Buddhist Insights while Slicing Mouse Brains

So I was listening to a couple dharma podcasts and some Alan Watts podcasts. And so I'm sitting in lab, microtoming (slicing) mice brains as I’m listening to these podcasts (Microtoming is a tedious, somewhat mindless job, ugh). And I have on my purple latex-free nitrile lab gloves, and there’s a permanent marker next to … Continue reading Buddhist Insights while Slicing Mouse Brains