“A great soul will be strong to live, as well as strong to think.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
Learning about how your brain works leads to personal empowerment: An increase in your creativity and imagination, health and happiness. We’re constantly seeking, reading, thinking, talking, listening, sharing, learning about things we think will be helpful to you. Based on that daily mental exercise, here are resources — knowledge, insights, information and inspirations focused on the human brain, mind and spirit. There’s so much to explore that we share just a few of these treasures now, and try as best we can to update the list frequently.
Brain Pickings: an incredibly insightful, well-reseached and well-written one-woman labor of love to uncover what makes us human.
Concussion, starring Will Smith. Smith plays the title role of Dr. Bennet Omalu, a real-life neuropathologist who discovers football-related life-long brain traumas in football players. He fights to bring public attention to the debilitating injuries the high-impact sport inflicts.
FableVision: one of the most creative teams producing learning products for learners of all ages.
What we’re reading now:
All That Is, by James Salter
All The Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr
The Sixth Extinction, by Elizabeth Kolbert
The Lowland, by Jhumpa Lahiri
Between The World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates