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Trailing Hayek in Mind

Here is the table of contents for my forthcoming (in press) edited volume focusing on The Sensory Order – this is the first salvo of shameless promotion. CONTENTS “SOCIALIZING” THE MIND AND “COGNITIVIZING” SOCIALITY Leslie Marsh “MARGINAL MEN”: WEIMER ON HAYEK Walter Weimer PART I: NEUROSCIENCE HAYEK IN TODAY’S COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE Joaquín Fuster THE NON-CARTESIAN…

Ode to the Brain! by Symphony of Science

Here is the Symphony of Science‘s latest music video – “Ode to the Brain”. “Ode to the Brain” is the ninth episode in the Symphony of Science music video series. Through the powerful words of scientists Carl Sagan, Robert Winston, Vilayanur Ramachandran, Jill Bolte Taylor, Bill Nye, and Oliver Sacks, it covers different aspects the…

Kafka, paranoic doubles and the brain: hypnagogic vs. hyper-reflexive models of disrupted self in neuropsychiatric disorders and anomalous conscious states

Here’s a fascinating article via a Prague-based (Charles University) neuroscientist and psychologist correspondent of mine Petr Bob. The article of course presupposes familiarity with Kafka’s writings and diaries. Here’s an excerpt from the article – the full article is freely available: What relevance do the neurobiological studies have to Kafka’s writings? Kafka deliberately scheduled his…