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Your brain does not process information and it is not a computer – Robert Epstein

No matter how hard they try, brain scientists and cognitive psychologists will never find a copy of Beethoven’s 5th Symphony in the brain – or copies …

The Reality of Brain-to-Brain Communication Is Closer Than You Think

Don't call it telepathy, but call it very cool.<p>When neuroscientists used a monkey's thoughts to control computers, it was a huge breakthrough in mind-machine research. But harnessing brain waves has become even more complex now that humans are the subjects. Recently, researchers used the thoughts …

The Brain

Doctors should prescribe gardening for patients more often, says report

Those with cancer, dementia and mental health problems can benefit from gardening, according to health thinktank<p>Doctors should prescribe gardening far more often for patients with cancer, dementia and mental health problems, the NHS has been urged in a new report.<p>Outdoor spaces including gardens …

Mental Health

Best soil for carrots to grow in #Organic_Gardening

Gardening<p>When above-ground plants do well and root crops do poorly, it's generally due to heavily compacted soil. Imagine trying to push your little …

The Art of Making a Hugelkultur Garden Bed for Years of Fertility - One Green Planet

Today, in the age of permaculture and the reinvigorating force of home food production, hugelkultur or “mound culture” can be a great way to increase …

Gardening

Everything Old Is New Again: Why You Want to Eat Heirlooms

Some of my earliest (and happiest) memories of childhood are associated with the huge vegetable garden that sprawled at the back of our property. What would now be known as a trendy suburban "market garden" was just a fact of life for us. We each had our "specialty" - my sister was responsible for …