Sunday, November 07, 2004

A Ritual to Read to Each Other

The Writer's Almanac - NOVEMBER 1 - 7, 2004

The poem 'A Ritual to Read to Each Other'. This is the most wonderful thing that I can remember reading or hearing recited in a very long time.

A quote:


For it is important that awake people be awake,
or a breaking line may discourage them back to sleep;
the signals we give - yes or no, or maybe—
should be clear: the darkness around us is deep.

Saturday, November 06, 2004

You too can train your brain- The Times of India

You too can train your brain- The Times of India

Saw this on Science Journal on WSJ (pay site), but it's in The Times of India too.

Anyone have any ideas on how to go about directing neuroplasticity toward goals you might have for yourself? I imagine there's no good science yet on this question, but it seems like some exercising the brain wouldn't be time terribly wasted in any case.