Author Archives: PLIOPLYS AV

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Poetry art installation exhibit opening Sunday, July 19

The Board of Directors of the Lithuanian Center, after seeing my two spoken word art installations, were so taken by them that they insisted on organizing an opening reception. I was very flattered by this […]

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Spoken Word (Poetry) is Ascendant

A historic event took place this June 30th. Actually, two historical events took place that same day. My daughter, Ausrine, works as a producer for the TV show America’s Got Talent. I watch the episodes […]

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Practical Neurology

The noted European neurology journal, Practical Neurology, is featuring my artwork on their June 2020 front cover. There is also a very nice write-up about me. The print version appears below. The on-line version can […]

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Field of consciousness (entanglement)

        The cerebral cortex, in its lateral wiring, and the need for the conscious experience to incorporate the surrounding world of the senses, produces a unification of the internal neural network with […]

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Lateral extension of consciousness (religion, spirituality)

          The conscious experience places the central nervous system within a defined context: specific visual, auditory, tactile, etc., experiences, which change moment to moment. The lateral spread of information within the cerebral cortex integrates these […]

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Are animals conscious?

Meet Maggie. She lives in LA. She recently noticed that her roommate, Milda, is very stressed out. Working long hours at home, due to the pandemic lock-down, has started to wear at Milda’s nerves. So, […]

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Consciousness can be quantified (? quantized)

        An individual who has suffered an occipital cortical lesion has lost a portion of the visual field in which that person exists. Usually this person is not aware of the deficit. […]

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Consciousness

       In the spring of 1996, I was exercising in the basement on my stationary bicycle. I had a knee injury which prohibited other types of physical sport activities. Taking care of the […]

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Contributing to the care of children with cerebral palsy

Although I retired from clinical practice a decade ago, it is truly gratifying that I am still being called upon to assist researchers who care for children with severe cerebral palsy. PLOS ONE had requested […]

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Neurotheology: revisited

Given that all gallery and museum exhibits are now virtual, Matthew Dean, the Director of the University Chapels at the University of Chicago, asked me to prepare a set of images revisiting my first art […]

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