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Intersection of Art and Psychology

Amazon recently listed a new Kindle book, The Intersection of Art and Psychology, edited by Darius Illevicius and Russell Chartier. This open access volume is a discussion of various topics related to art and psychology. I […]

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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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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

       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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Quantum Consciousness: Further Investigation

These are two subsequent musings about quantum consciousness where I am using oil paints to investigate this elusive concept. It was 50 years ago that I started to embark on my art career. At that […]

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Saul Ploplys Automation and Manufacturing Lab

My cousin, Saulius Ploplys, was honored on Friday, March 6, with the grand opening of the Saul Ploplys Automation and Manufacturing Lab at Buffalo Grove High School in Buffalo Grove, Illinois. This laboratory was built […]

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The Second Marija Gimbutas Memorial Lecture is on line

On February 5, Petra Goedegebuure, of the Oriental Institute, gave the Second Marija Gimbutas Memorial Lecture. The title of her talk was “Anatolians on the Move: From Kurgans to Kanesh”. The presentation was extremely well […]

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Memory Threads at the Monkute-Marks Museum

Lithuania’s National Library of Medicine organized a splendid exhibit of my artwork entitled Memory Threads (Atminties Gijos). I am pleased to announce that this exhibit has moved and will be displayed at the Janina Monkute-Marks […]

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Marija Gimbutas Memorial Lecture

Marija Gimbutas (1921-1994) Marija Gimbutas was a renowned Lithuanian American archeologist whose major research accomplishments were in the Neolithic and Bronze Age cultures of “Old Europe”, and her “Kurgan Hypothesis” in which the Proto-Indo-European origins […]

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