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Synesthesia TED talk

Well, the talk is not just about synesthesia (starts on 17th minute), but it was very interesting anyway. Basically, it appears that we can mix any kind of senses together and it’s quite normal. Maybe, it is the mechanism of how we, humans, can come up with unique ideas all the time.

Synesthesia

I’m no neurologist, so, obviously, I’m not qualified to make diagnoses. Nonetheless, back when I was a kid I started noticing that nobody else experienced a strange thing I felt. I could feel what other people feel when I looked at them. So, I could sense the mood, if a person feels pain, I could […]

Sleep, now!

I’ve been having problems with sleeping for quite some time now. Until recently I had many theories as to what caused it. Nose obstruction, my elevated bilirubin levels, anxiety etc. But it hasn’t occurred to me that I’m just too fucking lazy. Yesterday, I decided to listen to an audio-course on speed-reading. It’s not that […]

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    nirvana [nɪə'vɑːnə] - a transcendent state in which there is neither suffering, desire, nor sense of self, and the subject is released from the effects of karma. It represents the final goal of Buddhism