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Can Creativity Be Learned? »

Evidence of an experiment suggests that activating the right brain hemisphere can result in stress reduction and enhance the creative process.  For this article I would like to draw on an experiment that was conducted at Nova University’s Behavioral Science Center in 1978.  The principle investigator was Joyce Keen who conducted this study as part […]

Just Light Your Tax Dollars on Fire »

by James Wilson The Los Angeles Times today had several front page articles that struck me as oddly related.  The first reads “Health Law to Return to High Court”.  The second major story is titled “U.S. to Double Force Aiding Iraqis”. Evidently a conservative group called The Competitive Enterprise Institute has challenged what amounts to […]

Conservatives Take Orders From Their Left Brain »

By James Wilson A study conducted recently and published by Neuro-politics.com, suggests that conservatives are left brain dominant, while liberals are right brain dominant.  I’ve provided some of the summary for this study below: A self-assessment Internet survey was conducted by Brack and Zhang on Neuro-politics.com. The survey collected 490 questionnaires, which were subsequently cleansed […]

Most Important Report in Human History: IGNORED »

By James Wilson Last Sunday the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that if the world does not curtail the amount of atmospheric carbon, there will be “severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts for people and ecosystems”.  The 116-page IPCC report, a review of more than 30,000 climate-science studies, is the latest in a series that began […]