The brain is the last frontier in medicine, uncharted territory that commands the attention of any true explorer. approval, although a few hospitals, including Beth Israel, in New York, and Beth Israel Deaconess, in Boston, have used it to treat chronic pain and depression." "Electrified: Adventures in Transcranial Direct-current Stimulation," New Yorker, April 6, 2015, pp.24-41.
Clive James captured the feeling in a poem that takes its title from its first line: The book of my enemy has been remaindered/ And I am pleased.” See "Our Pleasure in Others' Misfortune," New York Times, December 23, 2013. Their findings led to a better understanding of how to treat certain visual birth defects.” “By measuring the electrical impulses of cells in the visual cortex, the scientists discovered that cells respond to straight lines, movement and contrast — features that delineate objects in the environment.
Nez was plagued by nightmares and spent more than five months in a San Francisco military hospital. His father came to his rescue, explaining that his nightmares were caused by the spirits of dead Japanese. Nez underwent a traditional healing ceremony, and the dreams largely ceased.” (6-18-14) 298.
My condition was so severe I went psycho, he said in a 2005 lecture. Yet of the returned code talkers, he considered himself among the lucky ones. The World Feeds Our Brains ‘Our brains are constantly, subtly being primed in fascinating ways by our physical surroundings.
“ “Researchers suggest that being high up, or the mere act of ascending, reminds us of lofty ways of thinking and behaving.” “Jan Gehls studies of street edges provide evidence. “The wicked delight over that turn of events has a German name so apt weve adopted it in English.
Gehl and others have found that if a street features uniform facades with hardly any doors, variety, or functions, people move past as quickly as possible. Schadenfreude, or harm-joy, is the pleasure derived from anothers misfortune, and Richard H.