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Brain and Mind

Getting Real About Brain Science: A Challenge to the Current Model (Part 2)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, M.D.; Bernardo Kastrup, Ph.D.; Menas C. Kafatos, Ph.D.; and Rudolph Tanzi, Ph.D. Brain research could someday hit a dead end if we ...

Naïve Realism, or the Strange Case of Physics and Fake Philosophers

Deepak Chopra | Posted 08.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

In a most unexpected way, physics has started to criticize its own sense of reality. Noted figures are speaking out against other noted figures, and heads are being knocked.

Thinking Outside the (Skull) Box -- Part 6

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2013 | Science
Deepak Chopra

Intellectually you know that your body today isn't the same as the body you had in the past. But if you tune in, you generally feel the present you in continuity with yesterday's you and all the others going back to childhood.  

Thinking Outside the (Skull) Box, Part Five

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Your brain doesn't determine your mind. Brain and mind are recreating each other with every act of perception. Moreover, with training, you can learn to experience your mind in parts of your body beyond the enclosure inside your skull, perhaps experiencing it even as filling your body.

Thinking Outside the (Skull) Box, Part Four

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

When "thinking outside the box" calls forth such profound, often life-changing responses in the practitioner, the sensed boundaries of the body disappear. No longer does the skin form a barrier, however permeable, between inside and outside, between self and other.

Thinking Outside the (Skull) Box, Part Three

Deepak Chopra | Posted 10.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Getting your mind to move outside your head is relatively easy. If you burn your hand on the stove, your attention immediately rushes there. The heartache of unrequited love takes one's attention to the center of the chest.

A New Era For The Brain -- Guiding Your Own Evolution

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

In the following posts I'll suggest a new synthesis that takes the most basic aspects of brain function to show that the era of higher brain function has arrived, awaiting only how you and I choose to participate.