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Scientia nihil aliud est quam veritatis imago. / Science is but an image of the truth.”
~ Sir Francis Bacon (*1551; †1662)
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The neurochemistry of altruism
The neurochemistry of altruism
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The Möbius Band: A peculiar geometrical figure
The Möbius Band: A peculiar geometrical figure
Bayesian parameter estimation via Markov chain Monte Carlo simulations (Code repository)
Bayesian parameter estimation via Markov chain Monte Carlo simulations (Code repository)
Cognitive Liberty
Cognitive Liberty
Hariprasad Chaurasia – Raag Shivanjali
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Dŗg-Dŗśya-Viveka – A systematic introspective psychophysical inquiry into  the ultimate non-dual nature of the seers and the seen
Dŗg-Dŗśya-Viveka – A systematic introspective psychophysical inquiry into the ultimate non-dual nature of the seers and the seen
Bayesian correlation coefficient
Bayesian correlation coefficient
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The neurochemistry of altruism
The neurochemistry of altruism
Jala Netī
Jala Netī
The Möbius Band: A peculiar geometrical figure
The Möbius Band: A peculiar geometrical figure
Bayesian parameter estimation via Markov chain Monte Carlo simulations (Code repository)
Bayesian parameter estimation via Markov chain Monte Carlo simulations (Code repository)
Cognitive Liberty
Cognitive Liberty
Hariprasad Chaurasia – Raag Shivanjali
Hariprasad Chaurasia – Raag Shivanjali
Fractal Tree in JavaScript
Fractal Tree in JavaScript
PRODES – Deforestation Monitoring Project in the Legal Amazon by Satellite
PRODES – Deforestation Monitoring Project in the Legal Amazon by Satellite
Dŗg-Dŗśya-Viveka – A systematic introspective psychophysical inquiry into  the ultimate non-dual nature of the seers and the seen
Dŗg-Dŗśya-Viveka – A systematic introspective psychophysical inquiry into  the ultimate non-dual nature of the seers and the seen
Bayesian correlation coefficient
Bayesian correlation coefficient
The neurochemistry of altruism

A cognitive neuroscience perspective on the interpersonal dimension of psilocybin
Abstract
Psilocybin (O-phosphoryl-4-hydroxy-N,N-dimethyltryptamine) is an indole alkaloid  which is present in more than 150 fungi species, some of which are endemic to the UK (e.g., ). Its molecular structure closely resembles serotonin (5-hydroxytryptamine, 5-HT). In humans, psilocybin is rapidly dephosphorylated to psilocin (4-N,N-dimethyltryptamine) which functions as a non-selective partial 5-HT receptor agonist (it shows particularly high binding affinity for the 5-HT1A and 5-HT2A receptor subtypes; Nichols, 2004). A landmark study conducted at Johns Hopkins University by MacLean, Johnson & Griffiths (2011) experimentally demonstrated that a single high-dose of psilocybin can induce long-lasting (...)

The neurochemistry of altruism
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A CT scan providing evidence of the nasal cycle. The more patent airway is on the right of the image; the swollen turbinates congesting the left.

The nasal cycle is unknown to many people. It refers to the alternating partial congestion and decongestion of the nasal cavities in primates. It is a visible physiological congestion of the nasal conchae (nasal turbinates) due to selective lateralised activation of one half of the autonomic nervous system by the hypothalamus (cf. hemispheric lateralisation). It completly unrelated to pathological nasal congestion and is comparable to the circadian rhythm (in the broadest sense). The ancient yoga literature describes the nasal cycle in detail and it is the focus of several pranayama (breathing) techniques which have the goal to balance the nervous (...)

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