Social Evils

The results of a survey into what are regarded as the current social evils and conducted by the Joseph Rowntree foundation has produced some interesting results. Many of the findings are predictable with greed, … Continue Reading →

Stroke induced nirvana

A fascinating, short, and moving  video of the profound results of a stroke can be seen here A Neuroanatomist (Jill Bolte-Taylor) experienced a massive stroke. As she felt her brain functions slip … Continue Reading →

Science and meditation

The BBC reports on work being done to study the effects of meditation. We read of the spread of mindfulness based cognitive therapy (MBCT) and its value in treating and avoiding depression. … Continue Reading →