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W. R. Klemm
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Why Lucid Dreams Matter
Lucid dreams are often defined as the ones you know you are
having in real time. These are the dreams where you seem to be conscious. You
are aware of the story line, and you are often a central character in the
story. Sometimes, you may even consciously ma...
Why Lucid Dreams Matter
Why Lucid Dreams Matter
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Consciousness as Afterthought
I get a lot of questions in Quora
about neuroscience, because neuroscience is what I do. A recent question
prompts this post. The question was: " Does all thinking originate in subconscious
thinking?" This is a provocative question. It gets to the heart of ...
Consciousness as Afterthought
Consciousness as Afterthought
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Six Principles of Learning in School Jazz Programs
Jazz is complex music that even some professional musicians
have difficulty playing. Yet somehow, jazz-band teachers create new jazz
musicians out of youngsters who just a few years earlier knew nothing about
music. What magic must they be using? In the spr...
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How Learning and Memory Relate to Free Will
One
common definition of "free will" is that a person can decide or
choose among multiple alternatives without being forced by physical laws, luck,
fate, or divine will. Most of us feel we are in charge of our choices when no
outside force requires us to ma...
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Two New Discoveries to Explain Why Exercise Is Good for You
Have you noticed that
so many elderly people seem frail, walk slowly, and seem to lack energy? If
this applies to you, noticing it is unavoidable. These problems are preventable.
For 25 years, I jogged at least a mile and a half three times a week. This was...
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The Better Things Get, the Worse They May Seem
“Too much of a good thing” and “it’s all relative” now take
on new meaning. A new research report of seven studies suggests an explanation
for the paradox that humans misjudge the extent of a changing situation. This
report, published in the June 29 th issu...
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Consciousness Explanation. Part II
In an earlier post, “Where Neuroscience Stands in
Understanding Consciousness,” I presented a summary of the progress occurring
in neuroscientific understanding of consciousness ( https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/memory-medic/201804/where-neuroscienc...
Consciousness Explanation. Part II
Consciousness Explanation. Part II
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The Joys of Consciousness
The Joys of Consciousness You take time to be alone, valuing your personal time. You meditate. You feel light and buoyant. You feel spiritually uplifted. You find a solution to a problem. You have a fresh new idea. You notice something beautiful. You walk o...
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IQ Changes in Teenagers
Common wisdom asserts that your IQ is fixed. Of course, the
various “multiple intelligences” change with personal life experiences and
growth, but we usually consider the standard IQ score to be inherent and
unchangeable. But even the standard IQ measure ch...
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The “Production Effect” Aids Memory
The hardest memory task I ever had was to give an 18-minute
TED talk from memory. I remember struggling with remembering my core ideas and
their sequence. To solve this problem, my first task was to create some slides,
which the TED format allows. The direc...
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