HAVANA SYNDROME ⏱09:42
img: Allan H Frey
the microwaves in cuba that cook spies' brains & make them hear things, dogs hearing their owners' voices in brain scanners & consciousness explained. again.
episode #17, 1st October 2021 #havana #microwave #cuba #dogs #consciousness image source
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our main brain stories this episode...
img: Allan H Frey
havana syndrome causes cia officers to hear sounds beamed into their brains from microwave guns operated by enemy spies. it's all backed-up by fifty-year-old research. bad research. bad, scant research. [read more...]
this story was in episode #17. original articles: Frey, 1962 (Journal of Applied Physiology), Lin & , Wang, 2007 (Health Physics), Lubner et al., 2020 (Frontiers in Neurology), reported in: The BBC by Gordon Corera on 9th September 2021 & The Washington Post by Andrea RodrÍguez on 13th September 2021 image source #microwave #sound #pressure #hearing
img: Gábor et al. (2021)
dogs in mri scanners listening to their owners' praising voice show larger activation in the auditory & learning-and-reward areas of their brain, as compared with listening to neutral or a stranger's voice. woof! [read more...]
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in time for christmas, sussex professor anil seth has written a book about consciousness, self & reality. it has been reviewed widely in the media & is available from bookstores, both good & bad [read more...]
this story was in episode #17. original article: Seth, 2021 (NeuroImage), reported in: The New Scientist by Anil Seth on 1st September 2021 & The Irish Times by Joe Humphreys on 16th September 2021 & The Guardian by Gaia Vince on 25th August 2021 #consciousness #self #book #tour