Archive for August, 2007

Quote of the Week – Hertz

One cannot escape the feeling that these mathematical formulas have an independent existence and an intelligence of their own, that they are wiser than we are, wiser even than their discoverers, that we get more out of them than was originally put into them. – Heinrich Hertz

August 29, 2007 • Posted in: Quotes • No Comments

Advanced Neuroimaging Summer School Wrapup

I have just returned from the UCLA Advanced Neuroimaging Summer School and, seriously, it was one of the best things I have done in graduate school. The funny part is that it wasn’t the classes or the labs that really made the course great, it was the people. From the informal imaging discussions over dinner […]

August 29, 2007 • Posted in: CogNeuro • No Comments

Quote of the Week – James

“The fluctuations of the blood-supply to the brain were independent of respiratory changes, and followed the quickening of mental activity almost immediately. We must suppose a very delicate adjustment whereby the circulation follows the needs of cerebral activity. Blood very likely may rush to each region of the cortex according as it is most active, […]

August 19, 2007 • Posted in: Quotes • No Comments

In Los Angeles

I am out at UCLA for the next two weeks attending the Advanced Neuroimaging Summer Program. It is amazing to be here because I have always seen UCLA and the Laboratory of Neuroimaging as a great center of neroscience globally. We just wrapped up the first day and it was incredibly awesome – Mark Cohen’s […]

August 14, 2007 • Posted in: CogNeuro, Meta • No Comments

Quote of the Week – Asimov

“The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not ‘Eureka!’ but rather ‘That’s funny’…” – Isaac Asimov

August 2, 2007 • Posted in: Quotes • No Comments