Monthly Archives: March 2013

Blog 15: Consider some ideas for your seminar project. Think about topics that will work well as a traditional essay and that can be adapted to an online format.

Some ideas I have for my senior seminar paper have to do with disorders (psychological disorders) I might want to talk about Schizophrenia just because out of the many disorders out there that one is interesting to me. I used … Continue reading

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Blog 13: Damasio’s claims: Focus on one you agree with or one you disagree with (or one that confuses you).

I saw this blog and I knew exactly what I wanted to write….but then I came across this video of someone interviewing Damasio which I thought was so interesting. He answers the question that states…Where does consciousness ‘live’ in the … Continue reading

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Blog 12: Write about an “object” (in Damasio’s sense of the term) that shapes or changes you.

STRESS: Object Ever since I started at Queens College all that it has brought me was STRESS. It’s pretty awesome.  NOT!!! I was and always will be a hard working student. I have a calendar just for school and written … Continue reading

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Blog 11: Recount a neurological experience, using Hustvedt’s writing as a model.

I guess as a child I always was the one who had nightmares. My brothers seemed to have never had any, lucky them. It started when I was little; when I was around the age of 12 I was obsessed … Continue reading

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Blog 10: Reflect on something you learned from reading Hustvedt’s book.

Overall I liked the book The Shaking Woman OR History Of my nerves by Siri Hustvedt. Something interesting that I learned from this book is that whatever she was going through. The condition that she had, she had evidence and … Continue reading

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Blog:9 recount and analyze a dream of your own in the style of Freud. Did the method work for you? Strengths and limitations?

It was about 4ish in the afternoon when I went on a walk with my little brother. He was riding his bike and I told him to slow down because we were on a busy street and the cars were … Continue reading

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Blog 8: Reflect on something interesting you’ve learned about Human Brains.

Both of my parents were born and raised in India so when they moved to American in 1980’s it was very difficult for them to communicate with a lot of people. Within a few months though, they started adapting by … Continue reading

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