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Posted: Sunday, September 16, 2018 2:24:22 PM

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This 17:49 minute video of Dan Rather interviewing Eric Kandel about the brain and mind, shows that we are stuck in certain fields that study the brain. There are no new ideas about depression or schizophrenia since the sixties for instance. How does meditation or hypnosis work? Pain comes from the brain and chronic pain is a big problem that costs a lot, so research is definitely needed there.

There are no new startling revelations; it is just an interesting video for anyone interested in the brain and mind and who has the time to watch it. I was thinking of you Epi, but I know how busy you are. Kandel is just fun to listen to - he'll have us all calling our brains a squash.

Eric Kandel -

Elitism is the slur directed at merit by mediocrity. -Sydney J. Harris, journalist (14 Sep 1917-1986)
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