The World’s Second Most Famous Brain and What It Teaches Public Speakers

In 1953, an epileptic had brain surgery to try to relieve the seizures he was experiencing that were making his life a nightmare.  A neurosurgeon, William Beecher Scoville, removed a piece of Henry Molaison’s brain about the size of an apple, and cured him of his seizures. Unfortunately, the operation also robbed H.M. (as he […]

Getting to Know Both Your Brains

Anyone who is interested in communications and the brain should spend a little time with Heribert Watzke, food scientist and researcher into what he calls the little or lower brain.  It turns out that you’ve got 100 million neurons – 20 different varieties  — in your gut, connected to the emotional centers in your bigger […]