Hello All,I've been away from the site for awhile and had no idea there was now an Atlanta group - Yay! This is great! I am interested in exploring the neurological underpinnings of grieving responses and would love to connect with someone from the neuro side who would like to explore this with me. I am approaching from the applied side, but have a fairly decent foundation in physiological psych. My undergrad studies were concentrated on the experimental/physiological. I have a theory that…See More
Atlanta is a hot-spot (no pun intended) for interdisciplinary collaboration among Neuroscientists and home to numerous institutions contributing to basic, theoretical, and clinical research at the highest levels.
From an applied perspective, I am very aware of how our historical experiences build perceptual sets that filter both our actual awareness/attentiveness to external stimuli, as well as our cognitions about them. I am interested in discussing how this might affect our experience and interpretation of artwork.
"Interesting topic and, like Nathan, I think a discussion on our perceptions of art would be great! I'm an LPC (M.A., not PhD) and am on the applied side of things, but my first love was physiological psychology (as it was known back in the…"
Nice to know that you are interested in Spirituality.
I request you to visit my Blog page when you have time , see the PPts, and some of the past posts (particularly my posts in June-July 2009 re: Neuronal correlates of a Jivanmukta). Jivanmukta is one whose individuating ego (self) has collapsed and he/she finds a Oneness (Non-duality). Non-duality is the ultimate solution from ancient India for alleviation of grief/sorrow/misery .
I invite you to comment/contribute/question.
Link to my Blog page: http://beyond-advaita.blogspot.com/