Friday, May 6, 2016

you’re a mindless robot with no free will

More evidence that you’re a mindless robot with no free will.
"The results of two Yale University psychology experiments suggest that what we believe to be a conscious choice may actually be constructed, or confabulated, unconsciously after we act — to rationalize our decisions. A trick of the mind."

Slides for talk on Psilocybin and the Brain

PPT slides for talk on Psilocybin and the Brain, covering effects, etc.  From a local meetup group presentation.

Mindfulness beats Depression

"the new study – the largest-ever analysis of research on the subject - found mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) helped people just as much as commonly prescribed anti-depressant drugs and that there was no evidence of any harmful effects."