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Oliver Sacks
Congratulations to our friends at Fountain House on the Hilton Humanitarian Award!
Watch the trailer for 'Alive Inside' here: aliveinside.us/#trailer
RT @joshgroban: The science to back up #artsed is growing and exciting. bit.ly/1sAzWez
'Alive Inside' shows the power of music as therapy for dementia patients, now playing at @sunshine_cinema in NYC ht.ly/zm2S3
Why music makes people feel "Alive Inside" via @katiecouric ht.ly/zm2PP
Photo: An octopus’s garden for tentacle-lovers of all ages! tmblr.co/Zpsh2y1Laowsm
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Happy 81st birthday, Oliver Sacks! The iconic neurologist on plagiarism and the necessary forgettings of creativity j.mp/1syK0Ce
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Thank you everyone for the well-wishing and congratulations on my 81st (or thallium) birthday!
“No matter what your age or your life path…it is not too late or too selfish or too silly to work on your creativity" j.mp/1q9EofY
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"To be human is to be aware of the passage of time" @brainpickings on memory and mental time travel ht.ly/yEYHI
How do we define literature? RT @The_Millions: "The canon may be gone, but the idea of the canon persists." harpers.org/archive/2014/0…
Can musical ability be measured? Dr. Müllensiefen has come up with some interesting ways to measure musicality ht.ly/ybRyz
Are you a super recognizer? I most certainly am not... ht.ly/ybRfk
New insight into how bats conquer the air from Brown University researchers @nytimes ht.ly/ybQSJ
I am speaking tomorrow with Danny Chamovirtz in Jerusalem at Hebrew University Center for Rationality, Feldman Building, room 130 at 5pm!
Happy Bloomsday to all Joyce readers! ht.ly/y5DjC
Saluting Hidden Wings on five years of nurturing young adults with autism, and making the world a better place! ht.ly/3lNEPG
UQ researchers rediscover bat thought to be extinct for over a century ht.ly/xWuUo
How do spiders use music to catch prey and find mates? ht.ly/xWrUz
Why is sleep so important in learning and memory? Novel study suggests our brains physically grow during sleep ht.ly/xWqX0
Great article on the stigma of labeling ordinary conditions as diseases by @AaroneCole in @nytimes ht.ly/xWqFK
Great idea, crayons labeled with the names of the chemical compounds that produce their colors ht.ly/xD09Y
Great piece in @nytimes about my local newsstand in Greenwich Village by @BillHayesNYC ht.ly/xKsZB