Feature Interview (11:30) – Neurosurgeon Dr. Paul Camarata talks about the relationship between the mind and the brain: is the mind part of the brain, does the brain use the mind, or does the mind use the brain?
The Mystery of the Mind by Wilder Penfield (PDF) (europepmc.org/backend/ptpmcrende…78586&blobtype=pdf)
Life After Death: The Evidence by Dinesh D’Souza (www.amazon.com/Life-After-Death-…uza/dp/1596980990)
Also in this episode:
News (00:55) – Discussing the Spiritual Soul in the Classroom doi.org/10.5840/ncbq201818342
Medical Trivia (Answer at 37:40) – The average human brain weighs about 3 pounds or 1.5-2% of body weight. What percentage of the body’s energy supplies (as based on blood flow and oxygen use) does the brain use?
And, how much energy does a brain require compared to the IBM supercomputer Watson that first beat a Jeopardy champion on the TV show?
Linacre for the Laity (40:00) – Psychiatrist Sr. Marysia Weber, DO talks about the latest research suggesting that screen time might not be that dangerous for children, reminds us of all the research that suggests screen time should be limited, and gives some tips for parents about how to control screen time in their own homes.
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