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brain and virtual reality

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 14th December 2014

How does the brain react to virtual reality? Completely different pattern of activity in brain

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/11/141124162926.htm

UCLA neurophysicists have found that space-mapping neurons in the brain react differently to virtual reality than they do to real-world environments. Their findings could be significant for people who use virtual reality for gaming, military, commercial, scientific or other purposes

Virtual Reality Affects Brain’s ‘GPS Cells’

http://www.livescience.com/49021-virtual-reality-brain-maps.html
a new study in rats shows that the virtual world affects the brain differently than real-world environments, which could offer clues for how the technology could be used to restore navigating ability and memory in humans.

Per Google Scholar:
http://scholar.google.com/scholar?q=brain+and+virtual+reality&hl=en&as_sdt=0&as_vis=1&oi=scholart&sa=X&ei=KvCMVKrHPIaayATNjYKADA&ved=0CB0QgQMwAA

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mindmapping

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 14th December 2014

Three Mind Mapping Tools That Save to Google Drive

http://www.freetech4teachers.com/2014/03/three-mind-mapping-tools-that-save-to.html

MindMup
Lucidchart
Mindmeister

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Cheatsheet to Myer Briggs

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 21st April 2014

cheatsheet to Myer Briggs

http://myersbriggs.tumblr.com/post/31022087127

http://www.pinterest.com/pin/259379259763466552/

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Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative —

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 28th December 2013

https://www.facebook.com/NPR/posts/10152215227691756

Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative —

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How Technology Wires the Learning Brain

Posted by Plamen Miltenoff on 23rd November 2013

How Technology Wires the Learning Brain

http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2011/02/how-technology-wires-the-learning-brain/

“It’s a matter of finding balance,” he said. “Upgrade the technology skills of older ‘digital immigrants,’ and help young kids improve social skills.”

On one hand, we’re trained not to think deeply about subjects when we text quick snippets, Tweet short thoughts,
On the other hand, technology trains the brain to be nimble and to process new ideas quickly. We become more open to new ideas, and communicate more freely and frequently.

 

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