Somatic Architecture

"A healthy mind in a healthy body"
- Juvenal, Satire X

There's a reason Juvenal put this at the top of his list of desiderata.

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It's not 'just' a placebo


The Value of the Sacred


Project Petrichor


All food is toxic


Eating well


The nuance in Maslow's Hierarchy


States of Mind


The predictability of humans


Honey-bees are smarter than they should be


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Useful Pharmacology


Our success is not our own


The five stages of grief are a lie


Explaining group dynamics


The origin of insight


Neurotransmitters are a confidence game


It's not 'just' a placebo


The beauty of stress


The amygdala is a distraction


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Amusing Ourselves to Death


The Value of the Sacred


Emotion and the Mind


Insight and the Sciences


Varela's Gestures


Project Petrichor


Existential Therapy


Eating well


All food is toxic


Autopoiesis: the origin of complex thought


Genetics is nurture


The nuance in Maslow's Hierarchy


States of Mind


Consciousness vs Conscious Access


Elemental Personalities


The flaws of the human perspective


The loneliness epidemic


The predictability of humans


Why being sad isn't always a bad thing


Honey-bees are smarter than they should be


Why your unconscious isn't the bad guy


Why the best part of your brain is hiding under the stairs


Alert - your brain leaves you open to manipulation


Why being 'needy' isn't such a bad thing


Why no one ever takes your advice


Four models of psychopathology (all of which are problematic)


Happiness is a direction


Rejection changes your DNA


How memory works, learned from a person with half a brain


Mommy and I are one - subliminal messaging is bloody weird


Why OCD is a lot worse than you thought


Your smile might have more effect on you than those you're smiling at


How to never get mad again (kind of)


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