A review of Antonio Damasio’s The Strange Order of Things. To wit: the mind is more than just the brain.
Yeah, I’m a sucker for clickbaity titles. Still, who doesn’t want to know about keeping your brain active and nimble?
Suggested activities include learning a new language, weightlifting, meditation, playing chess, and reading a book. Most of them really have to do with increasing mindfulness.
Study compares the number of neurons among carnivorans. Verdict: dogs have more neurons, and this means “…dogs have the biological capability of doing much more complex and flexible things with their lives than cats can.”