Pragma Synesi – interesting bits

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

Is Consciousness Fractal?

What I found fascinating is how fractal nature is and how we perceive and react to it.

Is Consciousness Fractal?

Our subconscious love for fractals may tell an evolutionary story.

By Jordana Cepelewicz | May 4, 2017 | Nautilus

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May 14, 2017 Posted by | brain, evolutionary psychology, neuroscience, psychology | , , , , | 1 Comment

Feeling down? Take a hike.

Stanford researchers find mental health prescription: Nature

Study finds that walking in nature yields measurable mental benefits and may reduce risk of depression.
Rob Jordan | June 30, 2015 | Stanford News

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February 17, 2017 Posted by | brain, emotions, psychology | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nature or nurture?

Which is stronger, nature or nurture? According to the article below, both your genes and your environment  interact for your whole life.  From Time magazine, June 2, 2003:

What Makes You Who You Are

By Matt Ridley

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September 30, 2009 Posted by | behaviour, genes | , | 1 Comment