Jun 28, 2008

Braincast 008 - Basics: Braincells

This Braincast looks deep into the structure of our brain: what do brain cells look like, how do they operate, how do they communicate and – just a tiny start – how do meaning and decission emerge from that?

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Here the link to the wonderful animation The Inner Life of the Cell.

It´s summer holiday in Germany, so every second time for eight weeks, I´m determined to be lazy.

We start with 3pm´s and DreamWonders, second is Gary and Downtempo1 and the grande finale is performed by Chance´s End and Production to Perfection.

Jun 21, 2008

Braincast 007 - The Phantom Body

Are we our body? Or does it just carry us through the world? Braincast 7 is about this internal relationship of brain, body and mind. This is much more complex than it feels like, and has some strange side-effects, e.g. an orgasm in a foot.

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As promised the great TED-Talk with Jill Bolte Taylor talking about her stroke.

We start with the beautiful David Emeny and Black Dust and end with CRS Official and Vanish.

Jun 7, 2008

Braincast 006 - Reward System

Man is driven by emotions. So the reward system promises heavenly joy once we reach our goal. This makes it rather a motivational system – and it´s one of the best ideas of evolution.

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Come and visit the Bionic Body Shop – the future´s so bright – I gotta wear shades ...

Btw - next week I´ll take a holiday!

Christophe Goze and People Smiling kick of this episode and DigiTube close it with Storm Brewin.