Tag Archives: Arts

Hip Hop Artist Easy A.D. and Local Students Rap the Signs and Symptoms of Stroke at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia

On Wednesday, May 15, 2013, over 100 students from Thurgood Marshall Academy Lower School and P.S. 4 The Duke Ellington School participated in the Third Annual Brain Attack Awareness Day hosted by New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center in recognition of … READ MORE>>

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Schizophrenia and Syd Barrett – Shine on You Crazy Diamond

I heard a track recently, something that I haven’t heard in a long while, and it’s called Shine on You Crazy Diamond. You may have heard of it. Released by Pink Floyd in 1975, it was a tribute to their … READ MORE>>

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In Search of Memory: The Neuroscientist Eric Kandel

IN SEARCH OF MEMORY is a cinematographic homage to one of the greatest researchers of our generation–Eric Kandel. He is an 83 year-young, Nobel Prize-winning and game-changing neuroscientist who also happens to possess a witty, sentimental and loving persona. In … READ MORE>>

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World Science Festival to Announce Programming and Release Tickets

World Science Festival to Announce Programming and Release Tickets From May 29-June 2 – 5 Days, 5 Boroughs and 50 Incredible Events What: On Tuesday, April 22nd the World Science Festival announces its spectacular program lineup, which takes over New … READ MORE>>

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Caring for Our Veterans: The Wounded Warrior Project

by Susan Hornik If ever you want a lesson in courage, strength and the ability to persevere despite any obstacle, talk to one of the wonderful people who participate in the Wounded Warrior Project. The Jacksonville-based nonprofit organization’s purpose is … READ MORE>>

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USA Memory Champ Nelson Dellis Shares Memory Secrets

This morning in Studio C at the Chelsea Piers in Mahattan, Nelson Dellis, the twice-crowned and reigning USA Memory Champion shared some of his secrets to memorization. In an event sponsored by life’sDHA, the amiable Miami native explained that the … READ MORE>>

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Emotions: Terminator II vs Capote

I’ve loved movies ever since I was little, when my dad took me to see cartoons on the big screen in Soviet Russia. They were a fantastic distraction from reality, which to a kid with a vivid imagination just served … READ MORE>>

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Music & Young Minds

The correlation between studying music and improved cognitive function has been fairly well researched. Children, regardless of age, who have had interactive experiences with music have demonstrated improved memory, language, and math skills over those who have not had such … READ MORE>>

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Synesthesia: Loud Apples and Blue Mondays

As a writer, I tend to cover a wide range of topics, and in the process, I usually get to learn something new. One of these topics is music. Every once in a while, I get to write an album … READ MORE>>

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Music: It’s Got the Power To Move You

You know that feeling you get when your favorite party track starts playing on the radio? Your feet start tapping to the beat, your body begins swaying to the rhythm, and your head bops side to side; you suddenly realize … READ MORE>>

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One Mind for Research

CELEBS RAISING MONEY AND AWARENESS TO CURE BRAIN DISEASE By Susan Hornik Recently, One Mind for Research, an independent, non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to curing the diseases of the brain and eliminating the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness … READ MORE>>

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It’s Elementary, My Dear Watson!

by Susan Hornik This fall, CBS is doing their own contemporary version of Sherlock Holmes, this time with a few twists:  it’s set in New York City (vs London) and his counterpart, Watson, is a woman! Brainworld talked to Jonny … READ MORE>>

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Three Holiday Products!

Splickety Lit This game will wip your flig (flip your wig)! Sometimes known as a spoonerism, this clever wordplay exercise has been renamed Splickety Lit. Each question has words or phrases that have their beginning fonsonants clipped (consonants flipped…you pet … READ MORE>>

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Deepak Chopra speaks of “Love In Action” at the UN

How does one unlearn intolerance? Does a double negative cancel itself out? One could hope. Intolerance is like a bad habit. The more you try to avoid it, stamp it out, the more it rears its ugly head. It’s a … READ MORE>>

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To Write or Not To Write – Inhibitions caused by SAD

It has come to my attention that I suffer a miniature panic attack whenever I have to write an article. Being a professional writer, I have these fairly often. Each assignment starts off seeming like a huge task, an uncalculated … READ MORE>>

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