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Special Guest: Hilary Scarlett of Scarlett Associates
Still trying to persuade senior colleagues that employee engagement can make a real impact on performance and productivity? Neuroscience helps us understand what enables our brains to perform at their best and provides a scientific lens through which to see engagement. It is proving very persuasive with even the most sceptical leaders.
Sustained success depends on employees’ ability to think at their best, collaborate and innovate. Neuroscience, the study of the nervous system including the brain, is still in its infancy. However, the growth in the number of fMRI scanners over the last two decades is increasing our understanding of the brain. What is particularly interesting for organisational leaders is that we can now apply learning from neuroscience to the workplace. It provides the insights into what helps our brains to work at their best. It also demonstrates that improving employee engagement doesn’t have to be laborious – many small actions can put our brains into a positive state.
Neuroscience provides a scientific look at why the four enablers are essential for us to feel engaged at work. Join us to hear how.
Host: Jo Moffatt
Cravings, Addictions and the Brain
Join host Maureen Pelton, as she discusses mindfulness and addiction with Dr. Judson Brewer.
Judson Brewer MD, PhD is the medical director of the Yale Therapeutic Neuroscience Clinic and an assistant professor of the Yale University School of Medicine. A psychiatrist and internationally known expert in mindfulness training for addictions, Brewer has developed and tested novel mindfulness programs for addictions, including both in-person and app-based treatments.
Brewer has studied the underlying neural mechanisms of mindfulness using standard and real-time fMRI, and is currently translating these findings into clinical use.
He has published numerous peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, spoken at international conferences, presented to the US President’s Office of National Drug Control Policy, given a TEDx talk, and been interviewed by media avenues such as Forbes, NPR and the BBC. He writes an addiction blog for The Huffington Post.
Learning Well – is sponsored by the Integrative Health Education Center of Normandale Community College.
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TONIGHT 03/28 09:00PM CDT
We'll be talking about the "Common Core" in Education and other initiatives involving the US Army in the near future whose target date seems to be 2015/2020. Terms such fMRI (Functional Magnetic Resonance Image) in the classroom and what it’s about and its purpose. The totalitarian Orwellian nightmare is in progress and yes, it involves both parties DEMS and REPS particularly the Bush’s, “No Child Left Behind” which was an Annenberg Foundation initiative – Bill Ayers. Truth is, we have been played and the sooner you can educate yourself and your neighbor on these topics, the chances will be more likely we can save the Republic. Everything we have been telling you in past shows is absolutely true and coming at us at a furious pace. A Technocratic/Corporatocracy as mentioned by former Soviet, Zbigniew Brzezinski – “BETWEEN TWO AGES America's Role in the Technetronic Era”.
We have much to do with little time to do it. – Please tune in
What is consciousness? Modern science says it is a mere epiphenomenon of neural activity, emerging at the end of evolution. Anandia's sages — yogis, rishis, siddhas, and other seers — have revealed to us that consciousness is the Ultimate Eternal Reality, the very source of cosmic manifestation and human evolution.
How can there be such polar opposite views on the same entity?! The answer is simple. The modern lens of enquiry looks at consciousness from the outside in, as an external object to be probed out there in the brain's wetware through fMRI imaging, etc. The ancients took the exact opposite approach! By looking within themselves — through meditation and other means — they found that consciousness is the ultimate internal subject, the seer of our sights, the knower of our mind, the being beyond our becomings, the immortal Self that survives our mortal body. It is pure anandic awareness without any object. And it is also universally pervasive as the very substratum of the universe! Such is the insider's view of this subtlest and most elusive truth.
Since consciousness as the consummate subject refuses to be objectified, the path of the adepts is the way to get real knowledge — by direct spiritual experience — of the nature and workings of consciousness.
In this session, you'll get the inside scoop on consciousness from the ring-side view of the Vedic rishis. Their vision can be realized even today by anyone willing to do the needed spiritual training and practice. How this relates to speeding up our evolution to Homo anandicus, which gets going in a big way this year, will also be explored.
Functional Magnetic Resonance
FMRI (Functional Magnetic Resonance)
No moor Secrets ,Aqaurian Age Politics, The I know
displayed pulsed images
emitting electromagnetic fields
currents, manipulating nervous systems
via pulsing images ,computer monitors, Programs
exciting sensory resonances
in slaved subjects, generated
in display, matrix environments
Pentagon, Pscchotronics, Technology
Broad Spectrum Frequencies
since the early 90s
SSSS: Silent Sound Spread Spectrum
causing physical, emotional, pyschological
spiritual effects cause subtle compliance
Mind Control, Entire Populations Manipulated
Tell Lies To Your Vision In High Definition
GWEN and Microwave
Cell Phone Towers
Cables,Satellites, Digital everything Converters
Got you Boxed Up
CIA masquerading, Codex Regulating.
The number of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) casualties has increased tremendously, especially for soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan. Soldiers who are exposed to IED associated blasts are often not aware of any resulting mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and return to duty without proper medical diagnosis and treatment. Dr. Thomas Meitzler, scientist at the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), and Dr. Joy Hirsch, professor at Columbia University and director of the Program for Imaging and Cognitive Sciences, will discuss a collaborative study to determine what areas of the brain are susceptible to damage and measure the neural circuitry engagement for TBI patients. The key goals of this project are to develop a pre and post deployment functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) protocol that identifies a specific neural signature from blast induced TBI in soldiers and to provide vehicle intelligence. The results of neuroimaging will be used to guide and monitor therapy, and prevent compounding injury by multiple blast exposures.U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center(TARDEC)TARDEC on TwitterProgram for Imaging and Cognitive SciencesThe appearance of advertising on this Web site, does not constitute endorsement by the Department of Defense, of the products or services advertised on this site.
Dr. Sujeeta Bhatt, research scientist (IPA), at the Defense Intelligence Agency, will discuss deception detection methodologies and research. In particular, Dr. Bhatt will discuss the use of neuroimaging techniques to detect deception.The appearance of advertising on this Web site, does not constitute endorsement by the (Department of Defense), of the products or services advertised on this site. Defense Intelligence AgencyBhat et al. 2009 - Lying about facial recognition: An fMRI study
Why do people with fibromyalgia (FM) avoid bright lights and watching TV in the dark? Does light sensitivity (photophobia) affect the brains of people with FM? To help discover answers to these question, the "Light: A Window to Pain in the Brain" study is designed to unmask the brain changes that may be key to the development and progression of chronic pain.
Pain Chat's guest, clinical researcher and expert on FM Dr. Kim Jones, answers questions about the new study. Recently, researchers found that FM patients are more light sensitive than healthy counterparts, which may be related to activation of their brain’s pain-sensitive regions. Researchers at Oregon Health & Sciences University (OHSU) plan to use an advanced type of imaging called functional MRI (fMRI) to see if light produces changes in brain pain centers of people with FM but not in healthy controls.
Pain is defined as a sensory experience from injury to bodily tissue. Understanding of acute pain is relatively advanced while chronic pain is not. Chronic pain is now recognized as a “changed brain state.” OHSU’s study is a step towards a practical biomarker that might identify central sensitization and lead to treatments. In centralized pain, abnormal sensitivity to non-injurious peripheral stimuli can be experienced as pain. For people with FM, noise is louder, light is brighter and even a gentle touch can be painful.
All associated researchers are donating their time to this study and have asked for community help to cover time using the fMRI ($12,000: $1,000 per participant). A unique opportunity to directly support FM research with 100% of your tax-deductible donation at Consano.