Journal Club – Structural plasticity of the social brain

Instructor: Rainsong Date: May 26, 2018 (Saturday) Seminar: Topic: Journal Club: “Structural plasticity of the social brain: Differential change after socio-affective and cognitive mental training” Sofie L. Valk , Boris C. Bernhardt, Fynn-Mathis Trautwein, et alia. Science Advances 04 Oct 2017:Vol. 3, no. 10, e1700489 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1700489 http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/3/10/e1700489.full and the…

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Compound Constructs

Instructor: Rainsong Date: March 31, 2018 (Saturday) Seminar: Topic: Compound Constructs (because some people have been asking) – Saturday, 31March, 2018 at 6:30pm/1830hr New York Time – text format in the PSC #lecture room (Discord) – Instructor: Rainsong – Search LECTURE19 Rainsong – Alrighty then. Good evening, ladies and gentlemen and other folk…

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Basic Gel Shield Tutorial

Written by Eyilwrass This tutorial is simple, and is intended for beginners, but can be used as a basis for more advanced works. As such, it will be brief, without any embellishment. Focus, and center yourself. Create a psi-ball. This will be the basis of your shield, and the greater…

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The Usual Disclaimers

As you know, we have a seminar in the #psc_annex chatroom on most Saturdays at 6:30pm New York time. I’m not actually in New York, by the way, but that’s an easy city to find the current time for, on practically any online time-zone checker. Most seminars start with something…

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Don’t Do This

With any luck, none of the readers here is stupid enough to commit vandalism against ancient historic sites. This warning should simply be of the “Fluff-bunnies Never Cease to Amaze Me with New Levels of Stupidity” variety. Don’t do what these morons did: http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2012/11/01/authorities-seeking-mound-vandals.html http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2012/11/02/vandals-admit-muffin-crystal-thingie-assault-at-serpent-mounds.html In case the links stop…

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Chickens and PK

Some of you might remember a nifty little article in Wired Magazine about chickens using what appears to be PK on a robot. It’s come up from time to time in the chatroom. If you are interested in reading the details about the story, check out the following link: http://www.scientificexploration.org/docs/9/jse_09_2_peoch.pdf It goes…

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