Neuroscience- Looking into my head

Synesthesia is a surreal blending of sensation, perception and emotion. Because we live in God’s magical cauldron, we are all different in beautiful, special ways. In my new favourite neuroscientist’s (V. S. Ramachandran’s) words: Some of us are synesthetes, experiencing the world in extraordinary ways, seeming to inhabit a strange no-man’s-land between reality and fantasy. They…

Literature

I have been reading Jonathan Haidt’s book for far too long…I’m quite ashamed of myself. I really want to go ahead and justify myself by saying that I had a busy Christmas break (that’s when I get most of my reading done) and did not get time to finish it. I really do…in fact, I…

How to wait

Have you ever not looked forward to something for such a long time, allowed it to grow into an evil, undefeatable monster in your mind that when that moment comes you might just pass out and die? I haven’t. OK. I have. Like three thousand times already. So when my ‘that moment’ came this week,…