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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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American Academy of Neurology Board of Directors

In the current issue of AANnews (April 2020) there is a photograph of the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Neurology. They are sitting and standing in front of my painting, Reciprocal Altruism […]

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psichopatija (psychopathy)

Sandra Avižienytė is one of the foremost Lithuanian poets. She has just published her latest book of poetry, psichopatija (psychopathy). I am honored that she illustrated her book with my artwork, Non-Isolation / Displacement. In […]

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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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Mirror Neurons and Quantum Consciousness

Mirror neurons were first discovered by Italian neurophysiologists in the 1980′s. In studying the movement controlling neurons, in the cerebral cortex of monkeys, they found neurons, which produced movement, also responded to the monkey seeing […]

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Hippocampal Memory and Quantum Consciousness

The installation, Hippocampal Memory, was 13 x 32 feet (over 400 square feet) in size and the cylindrical conduit along the ceiling was 80 feet long, for an additional 240 square feet of interacting neurons. […]

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