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COVID-19 and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Today’s New York Times has an article about the long-term neurologic consequences of COVID-19. It can be read by clicking HERE. Of considerable interest is that the complex of symptoms described in this article match […]

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Letters from Siberia now in Portuguese

Paulo Gomes is a 17-year-old high school student at the Jesuit-run Colegio Anchieta, in Porto Alegre, located in the southern most portion of Brazil. His primary interests are economics and history, and thus, quite naturally, […]

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Third Marija Gimbutas Memorial Lecture: Mother Goddess

I am very pleased to announce that the Third Marija Gimbutas Memorial Lecture will be given by Professor Ruth Tringham of the University of California, Berkeley. The first two memorial lectures dealt with Marija’s Kurgan […]

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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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