Order & Chaos

A stream from the Dahlitz Media consortium
  • New Algorithm Efficiently Finds Antibiotic Candidates
    Search Technique Avoids Wasting Time, Expense on Rediscovering Known Compounds If you’re looking for a needle in a haystack, it’s best to know what hay looks like. An international team of researchers has applied this idea to the search for new pharmaceuticals, developing a technique that reduces the chances of ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-27
  • Implantable, biodegradable devices speed nerve regeneration in rats
    New research sheds light on how people decide whether behavior is moral or immoral. The findings could serve as a framework for informing the development of artificial intelligence (AI) and other technologies “At issue is intuitive moral judgment, which is the snap decision that people make about whether something is ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-26
  • Researchers demonstrate first example of a bioresorbable electronic medicine
    Biodegradable implant provides electrical stimulation that speeds nerve regeneration Researchers at Northwestern University and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have developed the first example of a bioresorbable electronic medicine: an implantable, biodegradable wireless device that speeds nerve regeneration and improves the healing of a damaged nerve. The ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-25
  • Implantable, biodegradable devices speed nerve regeneration in rats
    Pulses of electrical stimulation help heal injured nerves Car accidents, sports injuries, even too much typing and texting can injure the peripheral nerves, leaving people with numbness, tingling and weakness in their hands, arms or legs. Recovery can take months, and doctors have little to offer to speed it along. ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-22
  • Scientists use AI to develop better predictions of why children struggle at school
    Scientists using machine learning – a type of artificial intelligence – with data from hundreds of children who struggle at school, identified clusters of learning difficulties which did not match the previous diagnosis the children had been given. The researchers from the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit at the ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-21
  • AI Algortithm Rediscovers Ancient Chinese Wisdom
    by S.N. Geiger and E. D’Alessandro Artificial Intelligence rediscovering Ancient Chinese medical wisdom Heinrich Schliemann is regarded as the discoverer of the historical city of Troy. While there are many criticisms about the way he conducted his excavations and about how he used to credit himself with accomplishments he didn’t ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-15
  • Children’s Violent Video Game Play Associated with Increased Physical Aggressive Behavior
    Dartmouth Analysis of Multiple Studies Demonstrates How Effect Varies Across Ethnicity Violent video game play by adolescents is associated with increases in physical aggression over time, according to a Dartmouth meta-analysis published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Although most researchers on the subject agree that playing ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-14
  • Virtual Reality can improve performance during exercise
    Researchers report virtual reality can help to lower pain levels and increase performance when undertaking physical activity The research, led by PhD candidate Maria Matsangidou from EDA, set out to determine how using VR while exercising could affect performance by measuring a raft of criteria: heart rate, including pain intensity, perceived ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-13
  • The State of The Future? Maybe it’s not as bad as you think
    Is the glass half full or half empty?  When it comes to the state of our future as a civilization, all too many people see no middle ground The glass is either bone dry or overflowing.  Hollywood’s apocalyptic future visions haunt all too many of us.  On the other hand, ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-12
  • BCP collaborates with the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre on reconfigurable floor structure
    Working in conjunction with the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) with Boeing, BCP (Bespoke Composite Panels) have manufactured a reconfigurable floor structure used to mount various robots and machinery AMRC has a global reputation for helping companies overcome manufacturing problems and one of the areas they can ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-11
  • Smart devices could soon tap their owners as a battery source
    In a study published by the Advanced Energy Materials journal, scientists from Surrey’s Advanced Technology Institute (ATI) detail an innovative solution for powering the next generation of electronic devices by using Triboelectric Nanogenerators (TENGs). Along with human movements, TENGs can capture energy from common energy ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-07
  • WSU researchers develop sugar-powered sensor to detect, prevent disease
    Researchers at Washington State University have developed an implantable, biofuel-powered sensor that runs on sugar and can monitor a body’s biological signals to detect, prevent and diagnose diseases A cross-disciplinary research team led by Subhanshu Gupta, assistant professor in WSU’s School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, developed the unique sensor, ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-06
  • A Self-Powered Heart Monitor Taped To The Skin
    Scientists have developed a human-friendly, ultra-flexible organic sensor powered by sunlight, which acts as a self-powered heart monitor Previously, they developed a flexible photovoltaic cell that could be incorporated into textiles. In this study, they directly integrated a sensory device, called an organic electrochemical transistor—a type of electronic device that ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-05
  • Scientists Unlock Secret Of How The Brain Encodes Speech
    Progress toward decoding speech to help completely paralyzed people like Stephen Hawking talk again People like the late Stephen Hawking can think about what they want to say, but are unable to speak because their muscles are paralyzed. In order to communicate, they can use devices that sense a person’s ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-10-04
  • Light Exchange
    A quantum gate between atoms and photons may help in scaling up quantum computers The quantum computers of the future will be able to perform computations that cannot be done on today’s computers. These may likely include the ability to crack the encryption that is currently used for secure electronic ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-09-29
  • Artificial Intelligence Guides Rapid Data-Driven Exploration of Changing Underwater Habitats
    Researchers aboard Schmidt Ocean Institute’s research vessel Falkor used autonomous underwater robots, along with the Institute’s remotely operated vehicle (ROV) SuBastian, to acquire 1.3 million high resolution images of the seafloor at Hydrate Ridge, composing them into the largest known high resolution color 3D model of the seafloor. Using unsupervised ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-09-28
  • How unsecured, obsolete medical record systems and medical devices put patient lives at risk
    A team of physicians and computer scientists at the University of California has shown that it is easy to modify medical test results remotely by attacking the connection between hospital laboratory devices and medical record systems These types of attacks might be more likely used against high-profile targets, such as ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-09-24
  • New sensor could help doctors monitor patient progress from a distance
    A self-powered sensor developed at the University of Waterloo could allow doctors to remotely monitor the recovery of surgical patients. The small, tube-like device is designed to be fitted to braces after joint surgery to wirelessly send information to computers, smartphones or smartwatches to track range of motion and other ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-09-23
  • Research Brief: Researchers 3D print prototype for ‘bionic eye’
    A team of researchers at the University of Minnesota have, for the first time, fully 3D printed an array of light receptors on a hemispherical surface This discovery marks a significant step toward creating a “bionic eye” that could someday help blind people see or sighted people see better. The ... read more
    Source: Age of RobotsPublished on 2018-09-22
  • The Teacher’s Essential Guide to the Brain
    The Teacher’s Essential Guide to the Brain by Karen Ferry and Matthew Dahlitz By applying neuroscience and the principles of neuropsychotherapy to education, this book answers many of the questions that teachers ponder at one time or another during their career. Questions such as: Why do some students ease into ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-08-03
  • The Teacher’s Essential Guide to the Brain
    The Teacher’s Essential Guide to the Brain by Karen Ferry and Matthew Dahlitz By applying neuroscience and the principles of neuropsychotherapy to education, this book answers many of the questions that teachers ponder at one time or another during their career. Questions such as: Why do some students ease into ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-08-03
  • The Teacher’s Essential Guide to the Brain
    The Teacher’s Essential Guide to the Brain by Karen Ferry and Matthew Dahlitz By applying neuroscience and the principles of neuropsychotherapy to education, this book answers many of the questions that teachers ponder at one time or another during their career. Questions such as: Why do some students ease into ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-08-03
  • The Teacher’s Essential Guide To The Brain
    I’m proud to announce the release of the second book in our “Essential Guide to the Brain” series: The Teacher’s Essential Guide to the Brain by Karen Ferry and myself. Here’s a bit of what Karen had to say in the preface: By applying neuroscience and the principles of neuropsychotherapy ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-07-30
  • The Teacher’s Essential Guide To The Brain
    I’m proud to announce the release of the second book in our “Essential Guide to the Brain” series: The Teacher’s Essential Guide to the Brain by Karen Ferry and myself. Here’s a bit of what Karen had to say in the preface: By applying neuroscience and the principles of neuropsychotherapy ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-07-30
  • The Teacher’s Essential Guide To The Brain
    I’m proud to announce the release of the second book in our “Essential Guide to the Brain” series: The Teacher’s Essential Guide to the Brain by Karen Ferry and myself. Here’s a bit of what Karen had to say in the preface: By applying neuroscience and the principles of neuropsychotherapy ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-07-30
  • A Guide to Setting Up a Podcast
    efore we get into any of the details below you could go straight to smartpassiveincome.com and take the free course on podcasting by Pat Flynn Pat is an absolute hero in this space and is killing it when it comes to podcasting. If you haven’t done so I’d encourage you ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-07-07
  • A Guide to Setting Up a Podcast
    efore we get into any of the details below you could go straight to smartpassiveincome.com and take the free course on podcasting by Pat Flynn Pat is an absolute hero in this space and is killing it when it comes to podcasting. If you haven’t done so I’d encourage you ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-07-07
  • A Guide to Setting Up a Podcast
    efore we get into any of the details below you could go straight to smartpassiveincome.com and take the free course on podcasting by Pat Flynn Pat is an absolute hero in this space and is killing it when it comes to podcasting. If you haven’t done so I’d encourage you ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-07-07
  • How much to pay freelance writers
    Working out how much a freelancer is worth hinges on a lot of variables. The infographic below is a great summary of some of those variables with actual rates (in US dollars). This very helpful graphic comes from FAQ: How Much Should I Pay a Freelance Writer? ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-04-27
  • How much to pay freelance writers
    Working out how much a freelancer is worth hinges on a lot of variables. The infographic below is a great summary of some of those variables with actual rates (in US dollars). This very helpful graphic comes from FAQ: How Much Should I Pay a Freelance Writer? ... read more
    Source: Well Developed MindPublished on 2018-04-27
  • A Moody Gut Often Accompanies Depression—New Study Helps Explain Why
    A new study suggests that depression and GI trouble sometimes spring from the same source -- low serotonin -- and identifies a potential treatment that could ease both conditions simultaneously. The post A Moody Gut Often Accompanies Depression—New Study Helps Explain Why appeared first on The Science of Psychotherapy. ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-24
  • Synthetic Speech Generated from Brain Recordings
    New technology is a stepping stone to a neural speech prosthesis, researchers say. A state-of-the-art brain-machine interface created by UC San Francisco neuroscientists can generate natural-sounding synthetic speech by using brain activity to control a virtual vocal tract – an anatomically detailed computer simulation including the lips, jaw, tongue and larynx. ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-22
  • How Blindness Shapes Sound Processing
    Research uses functional MRI to identify two differences in the brains of blind individuals -- differences that might be responsible for their abilities to make better use of auditory information. The post How Blindness Shapes Sound Processing appeared first on The Science of Psychotherapy. ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-21
  • SoP 33: Richard On Awareness & Possibility
    Richard reports back from his recent trip to the USA and talks about awareness, possibilities and probabilities and what all this has to do with psychotherapy. Richard Hill, MA, MEd, MBMSc, is acknowledged internationally as an expert in human dynamics, communications, the brain and the mind. He is an international ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-20
  • Richard On Awareness & Possibility
    Richard reports back from his recent trip to the USA and talks about awareness, possibilities and probabilities and what all this has to do with psychotherapy. Richard Hill, MA, MEd, MBMSc, is acknowledged internationally as an expert in human dynamics, communications, the brain and the mind. He is an international ... read more
    Source: PodcastPublished on 2019-05-20
  • Be “session ready” for your most challenging clients
    What if you could always be “session ready” with your most challenging clients using the latest cutting-edge information on treating trauma? This is why having access to the most current thinking on trauma is so critical. The final day to own the entire Treating Trauma Master Series at its promotional ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-20
  • How vitamin D affects the immune system
    Scientists have uncovered fresh insights into how vitamin D affects the immune system and might influence susceptibility to diseases such as multiple sclerosis. The post How vitamin D affects the immune system appeared first on The Science of Psychotherapy. ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-18
  • Flavio Cannistra
    Where in the world are you based? I live close to Rome, Italy, but I am fortunate to work all around the Bel Paese. This is an affectionate term for Italy that simply means “beautiful country” and can be traced back to the Middle Ages in the writings of Dante ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-18
  • Brain Marker for Angry Dreams
    Researchers have identified a pattern of brain activity that predicts anger experienced during dreaming, according to a new study of healthy adults published in JNeurosci. The research could potentially inform efforts to understand the neural basis of the emotional content of nightmares, a feature of various mental and sleep disorders. ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-18
  • A brain circuit motivates us to overeat which anti-obesity treatments may target according to scientists
    UNC School of Medicine scientists led lab experiments suggesting a particular brain circuit motivates us to overeat, and it could be a new target for anti-obesity and binge-eating treatments. The post A brain circuit motivates us to overeat which anti-obesity treatments may target according to scientists appeared first on The ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-18
  • Where To Now?
    The post Where To Now? appeared first on The Science of Psychotherapy. ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-17
  • The Divided Brain Reading Course
    In this course you will learn: The different ways the two hemispheres experience the world Why the left hemisphere should serve the right hemisphere Is the left shaping our culture in the West? What would the world be like if the left hemisphere was completely dominant? What we can learn ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-15
  • Bright-Light Device Called “Re-Timer” Help Treat Patients With Symptoms Of PTSD
    In a small pilot study, researchers have obtained encouraging results in using bright-light therapy to treat people with symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The post Bright-Light Device Called “Re-Timer” Help Treat Patients With Symptoms Of PTSD appeared first on The Science of Psychotherapy. ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-15
  • How To Work With The Body To Resolve Trauma
    In this session, the top experts in treating trauma will be getting into limbic system therapy – what it is and how you can use it to help your clients resolve trauma stored in their body and nervous system. The post How To Work With The Body To Resolve Trauma ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-15
  • SoP 32: The Divided Brain
    Matt and Richard chat about the different ways we experience the world through the left and right hemipsheres. The post SoP 32: The Divided Brain appeared first on The Science of Psychotherapy. ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-13
  • The Divided Brain
    It is very interesting to note how the left and right hemispheres of our brain see and experience the world so very differently. This is the topic of our conversation today as we explore a little of the differences between the hemispheres and how a bias one way or the ... read more
    Source: PodcastPublished on 2019-05-13
  • Healing Children After Suicide Loss
    Today has been etched deeply into my memory. I had the privilege, but also the confronting sadness, of counselling three separate families, broken and confused by suicide. The post Healing Children After Suicide Loss appeared first on The Science of Psychotherapy. ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-13
  • Opto-OISI: imaging connections in the living brain
    Researchers can now see how the two sides of the living brain mirror each other thanks to a new combination-imaging technique. The post Opto-OISI: imaging connections in the living brain appeared first on The Science of Psychotherapy. ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-11
  • The Importance of Exercise
    The post The Importance of Exercise appeared first on The Science of Psychotherapy. ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-09
  • Helping Clients Tolerate The Intolerable
    One of the most difficult parts of working with trauma is managing the painful sensations and emotions that can rattle a client during treatment. So how do we help clients tolerate the intolerable? This question opens the agenda in this week’s free session of the Treating Trauma Master Series. World-renowned ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-08
  • KAIST Unveils the Hidden Control Architecture of Brain Networks
    KAIST research team identified the intrinsic control architecture of brain networks. The control properties will contribute to providing a fundamental basis for the exogenous control of brain networks and, therefore, has broad implications in cognitive and clinical neuroscience. The post KAIST Unveils the Hidden Control Architecture of Brain Networks appeared ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-08
  • SoP 31: SEEDS Part 2
    We continue our talk with Dr John Arden about the essential SEEDS for life Dr John Arden discusses SEEDS – a great way to remember the essential elements for a healthy life. Members you can find this podcast as a video course here. Non-members you access the course below: Dr. Arden’s ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-06
  • SEEDS Part 2
    We talk to Dr John Arden about SEEDS - a great way to remember the essential elements for a healthy life. Members you can find this podcast as a video course here. Non-members you can do this video course here. John Arden's book The Brain Bible can be found here ... read more
    Source: PodcastPublished on 2019-05-06
  • Why Whole Body Self-Care is Key to Long-Term Health
    Anna and Michael had been married for seventeen years when both began to complain that the other no longer focused on the rest of the family. They spent an inordinate amount of time ruminating resentments about each other. Meanwhile, their two children were entering the first few years of high ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-06
  • When it comes to learning, what’s better: the carrot or the stick?
    Researchers from the University of Geneva have discovered that we are more confident and decisive when aiming to get a reward but more resilient when trying to avoid punishment. The post When it comes to learning, what’s better: the carrot or the stick? appeared first on The Science of Psychotherapy. ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-03
  • U of T researchers ‘reverse engineer’ brain cancer cells to find new targets for treatment
    Researchers at the University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and the University of Calgary have ‘reverse engineered’ glioblastoma stem cells to uncover potential targets to treat the devastating form of brain cancer. The findings were published today in the journal Cell Reports, making this the first published study to ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-02
  • Trancework (Audio Version)
    RH: Michael, thank you very much for writing Chapter 4. It has triggered a lot of interest and fascination and it’s given us at The Neuropsychotherapist a really good reason to bring you in to our little neck of the woods. I’m just wondering, there are a number of aspects ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-02
  • Trancework
    RH: Michael, thank you very much for writing Chapter 4. It has triggered a lot of interest and fascination and it’s given us at The Neuropsychotherapist a really good reason to bring you in to our little neck of the woods. I’m just wondering, there are a number of aspects ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-02
  • Flavio Cannistra (Audio Version)
    Where in the world are you based? I live close to Rome, Italy, but I am fortunate to work all around the Bel Paese. This is an affectionate term for Italy that simply means “beautiful country” and can be traced back to the Middle Ages in the writings of Dante ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-01
  • The Caring Observer: Creating Self-Compassion Through Psychodrama (Audio Version)
    The presence of an internal ‘‘observer’’ has been central to ancient Eastern traditions of meditation, yoga, and mindful awareness and has found its way to Western psychotherapy, perhaps because of its ability to bring wisdom and grounding to even the most tumultuous situations. The observer gives the ability to stand ... read more
    Source: Science of PsychotherapyPublished on 2019-05-01