Author Archives: David Driscoll

It’s A Meaningful Life

  What is the most important resource in our lives, but, paradoxically, the one we can never find more of? Many great thinkers throughout history have answered that question with a single word: time. Time marches on, as they say, … READ MORE>>

Food for the Mind, Food for the Body

Do you live on a farm? More so than at any point in history, your answer is probably “No.” So, you’ll have to just imagine what it would be like living in a village or on a farm where you … READ MORE>>

Epigenetics: Where Consciousness Meets DNA

The discovery and description of DNA earned scientists James Watson, Francis Crick, and Maurice Wilkins the 1962 Nobel Prize. Their pioneering work in genetics changed the way we saw life and provided a basis for understanding the evolution of all … READ MORE>>

Your Brain on Bigotry

Racism and the Brain This summer, the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, ignited long-standing racial tensions throughout the Midwestern city. A riot erupted at a candlelight vigil between the protesters calling for … READ MORE>>

Your Brain on Yoga

When you think about yoga, you probably imagine an ascetic devotee in a loincloth, sitting motionless under a blistering summer sun, focusing his attention inward in a search for truth and oneness. But take a look into any one of … READ MORE>>