BOLD: Genes and brain plasticity
Can we change how experiences are encoded and thereby modify our behavior?
“William James, the famous physician-scientist, once commented that since children grow into “walking bundles of habits,” they should be very careful which habits they acquire.
As we go about our lives, our brain continuously records interactions with the surrounding world, in the process creating behavioral patterns that can become deeply ingrained and semi-automatic. Sometimes these patterns may even develop into phobias and restricted behaviors that limit our interaction with the world. This, I believe, is what William James was warning us about.”
“We’ve usually thought that people in comas or ‘vegetative’ states are completely cut off from the world. But groundbreaking work...
Imagine shaping VR/AR experiences with your body, eyes, and even mind. Imagine improving your health and advancing neuroscience while you...