Over the years, I have read and been recommended by teachers, fellow doctors, patients and others, a wide range of books, articles and videos on diverse subjects, related to physical and emotional health, including Sleep, Neurology, Psychology, Relationships, Science and Spirituality. A list of resources is included here for those interested in further reading.
In response to Philip Zimbardo’s “The Demise of Guys?” TED talk, Gary Wilson asks whether our brains evolved to handle the hyperstimulation of today’s Internet enticements. He also discusses the disturbing symptoms showing up in some heavy Internet users, the surprising reversal of those symptoms, and the science behind these 21st century phenomena.
Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened — as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding — she studied and remembered every moment. This is a powerful story about how our brains define us and connect us to the world and to one another.