BRAIN MATTERS 2015: Online conference to explore the neuroscience of genius coming this November

If you have ever wondered what made the minds of the world’s most intelligent people tick, and what really goes on underneath of the bonnets of famous geniuses such as Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking, a new online conference will aim to help you unravel the mysteries of superintelligence this November. The new conference, which will come with a unique ‘brain training library’ will also enable people to tap into their own hidden geniuses and steal the march on the science boffin that scored all the high grades back in school. The Brain Matters 2015 conference, staged in the United … Continue reading BRAIN MATTERS 2015: Online conference to explore the neuroscience of genius coming this November

RETHINK: Re-addressing mental illness

By Vijay Shah   My blog sports a very unusual name (although perhaps not so unusual as blog names go). The name “Half-Eaten Mind” is uncharacteristic, a mind half-devoured by life and filled up with information. Useless and useful. In real life my blog name is derived from the expression “to eat someone’s mind” – which means to annoy or frustrate a person enough to make their head hurt.  The brain is the most essential organ in the human body. This wrinkly clump of neurons and cells is the body’s control centre, which all other vital organs are wholly dependent … Continue reading RETHINK: Re-addressing mental illness