Tag Archives: The Brain

The brain is wider than the sky: integrating insights of neuroscience with Hatha Yoga

Michael McColly Chicago, Illinois, United States The Brain — is wider than the Sky — For — put them side by side — The one the other will contain With ease — and You — beside — Emily Dickenson The age of neuroscience has arrived. Go to a bookstore, turn on a TV, open a […]

The brain

Jorge A. Lazareff Los Angeles, California, USA   I first saw this painting in Shanghai around 2006. At the time, I was traveling regularly to China to work with colleagues in a program devoted to enhancing the care of children born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus. There are areas in China with an incidence that […]

Alcmaeon of Croton, philosopher physician

Steph Magowan Royal Holloway, University of London   Alcmaeon of Croton remains one of the lesser known Presocratic writers, not only because of the sparse nature of his extant work but also because of his fragmentary treatment in modern scholarship. He is mentioned in passing but rarely fully examined, often even excluded entirely in work […]