Men and women see things differently – and we’re talking literally. You know the stereotype of the woman exasperated with the man not understanding the subtle differences among shades of color? Dusty rose is just “pink” to him? My daughter’s auto body teacher even acknowledged that she had an advantage in this area, especially when having to mix paint by eye instead of using a formula.
It turns out that this stereotype might be biologically-based, as with other stereotypes of where men and women differently excel. “Females are better at discriminating among colors, researchers say, while males excel at tracking fast-moving objects and discerning detail from a distance” Read more…
Do our thoughts have mass? Is reality fixed, or unique for each of us? IONS: “consciousness research, educational outreach, and engaging a global learning community in the realization of our human potential.” Read more on Institute of Noetic Sciences website.
“… you have to ask yourself is what kind of person are you? Are you the kind that sees signs, that sees miracles? Or do you believe that people just get lucky? Or, look at the question this way: Is it possible that there are no coincidences?” ~ from movie Signs, directed by M. Night Shyamalan Join the conversation.
This is one of my favorite TED Talks videos. “Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions — motion, speech, self-awareness — shut down one by one. An astonishing story.”