Pragma Synesi – interesting bits

Compendium of interesting bits I come across, with an occasional IMHO

The strange case of the man with two hearts

Before you read the article, try counting your heartbeat based solely on the feelings within your chest — don’t take your pulse or put your hands on your heart, just use the feelings inside you.  If you think you can feel it (majority won’t), check it against your actual pulse — how close were you?

Now read this article.

The strange case of the man with two hearts

When a man was fitted with a new heart, his mind changed in unusual ways. Why? The answer reveals a surprising truth about all our bodies, says David Robson.
David Robson | 5 December 2014 | BBC Future

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December 5, 2014 Posted by | brain, decision making, emotions, psychology | , , , , , | Leave a comment