Shift Issue 16

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Shift Issue 16

BRAVE_NEURO_WORLD?
NEUROSCIENCE, NEW ANSWERS, NEW QUESTIONS

THE ENCHANTED LOOM
by Diane Ackerman

PEERING INTO OUR POTENTIAL
by Matthew Solan

NEUROTECHNOLOGY'S SHADOW
by Byron Belitsos

OUR EVOLVING GLOBAL BRAIN
by Steven Vedro

CONSCIOUSNESS: STILL A MYSTERY
by John Hick

Frontiers of Research
The Transformative Experience: A Choice Point (Excerpted from Living Deeply: The Art and Science of Transformation)
by Marilyn Mandala Schlitz, Cassandra Vieten, and Tina A. Amorok

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Articles in this magazine

The Enchanted Loom


With sensuous and inventive prose, this celebrated author-poet reminds us that the brain is not just a machine to be probed but a phenomenon to...
3 pages
September - November 2007
Topics:
Mind-Matter Interaction, Neuroscience

Peering into Our Potential


From the placebo effect and meditating monks to the adolescent brain and food cravings, the tools of neuroscience keep...
5 pages
September - November 2007
Topics:
Neuroscience

Neurotechnology's Shadow


For all the promise of neuroscience, there is plenty of peril. While most attention is focused on its positive applications, other more...
6 pages
September - November 2007
Topics:
Community & Society, Neuroscience

Our Evolving Global Brain


Rapid advances in media and communication technology are rewiring our brains while challenging our capacity to process a relentless onslaught of...
6 pages
September - November 2007
Topics:
Collective Consciousness, Community & Society, Neuroscience, Technology & Media

Consciousness: Still A Mystery


The brain is not the mind, argues this eminent UK scholar, despite what the majority of neuroscientists are concluding. In fact, there are still...
6 pages
September - November 2007
Topics:
Mind-Matter Interaction, Neuroscience, Philosophy