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You try summing up 75 years of hard livin' in a "One Line Bio"
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Top: J. Krishnamurti, Lower Left: Professor David Bohm, Lower Right: Dr. Paul Bach-y-Rita. The lifework of these three men coalesced into a singular vision, when seen through the prism of the lifework of the man quoted above, psychologist James J. Gibson. Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2014 at My Blog
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AUTHOR'S NOTE: This blog is a draft of an e-book I am writing that will include video as well as text. Since they provide an environment similar to an e-book, I will be using this old blog of mine as... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2013 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
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Jan 4, 2012
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NOTE: The video and text you are looking for can now be found here: http://bohmkrishnamurti.com/ ...along with other pertinent information.... Thanks for your patience and attention, Bill Angelos _______________________________________________________________________________ Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2010 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
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CHAPTER TEN - OF ENDINGS AND BEGINNINGS Welcome to PART TWO of "COMING TO YOUR SENSES - A Journey Through the MInd/Body Connection." The title: "Adrift in the New Psycho-Diaspora" contains a word I invented and a phrase I concocted... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2010 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
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CHAPTER NINE - YOU CAN'T GET THERE FROM HERE As I write this, I am being driven by the presupposition that it will be the final Chapter in PART ONE: TWO YEARS IN A BODY/BRAIN MINDSET. Yet, as I do... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2010 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
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ME AND MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS by Donald R. Kaufman Billy, a while back you asked me to write something about me and Multiple Sclerosis. When I first complained about the symptoms of M.S. in the late 1960’s, most doctors had no... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2010 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
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CHAPTER EIGHT -- BRAINS DON'T SEE - AND THEY DON'T CHANGE THEMSELVES, EITHER "... the view that perceptual systems and action systems are dispositions implies that it is the animal that perceives and acts, not its perceptual and action system,... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2010 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
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CHAPTER SEVEN - NOW COMES THE HARD PART How does one distill forty years of "research" into one blog page - which by definition - is being read by people who have little time for such things. Not that I... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2010 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
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CHAPTER SIX - THE QUESTION OF PERCEPTION COMES INTO PLAY (1) Let's set Dr. Doidge's "The Brain That Changes Itself" and his visit to Dr. Bach-y-Rita's lab aside for a while. I promise you we'll get back to it... Instead,... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2010 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
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CHAPTER FIVE A VISIT FROM NORMAN DOIDGE, MD (or) How to Write Chapter One of a Non-Fiction*** Best-seller. Approaching the subject of what the brain does and doesn't do is fraught with all kinds of pitfalls. But perhaps the most... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2010 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
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Three friends of mine whose seminal lifework coincided when I reconnected with Paul Bach-y-Rita. Upper corner J. Krishnamurti-- Lower Left, Prof. David Bohm -- Lower Right, Paul Bach-y-Rita, MD. The quote is from the man who was responsible for coalescing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2010 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
CHAPTER FOUR (1) THE MAN BEHIND WHAT BECAME PAUL BACH-Y-RITA'S "BRAINPORT". In this morning's edition of the New York Times (21 April 2010) weekly columnist and extraordinary biologist Olivia Judson had an, as usual, fascinating article entitled BRAIN DAMAGE that's... Continue reading
Posted Apr 21, 2010 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
CHAPTER THREE - GATHERING ASSUMPTIONSPaul’s invention is, in actuality, two basic inventions - the second of which can be directly attributed to one of those legendary “AHAH!” moments experienced by one of its co-inventors, Mitchell Tyler. While he was on... Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2010 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
Chapter Two – The Five Minutes That Changed My World I remember looking in the window of the Blue Marlin Restaurant a block or so down from the Capitol building in downtown Madison, and seeing Paul for the first time... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2010 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
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BRONX HIGH SCHOOL OF SCIENCE YEARBOOK - CLASS OF JANUARY 1951 CHAPTER ONE - RECONNECTING In January of 2003, I was invited to the laboratory of Dr. Paul Bach-y-Rita on the University of Wisconsin campus in Madison, Wisconsin where he... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2010 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
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CHAPTER ONE - Nexus in Jerusalem I made two trips to the Holy Land in 1973. I had planned a third trip, but something called “The Yom Kippur War” got in the way. Wars always seem to be getting in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2010 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
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CHAPTER ONE - Nexus in JerusalemI made two trips to the Holy Land in 1973. I had planned a third trip, but something called “The Yom Kippur War” got in the way. Wars always seem to be getting in the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2010 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
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This is a Work-in-Progress. It began five years ago after a two-year work relationship with a former high-school classmate who became a world-famous Brain scientist ended abruptly, due to circumstances beyond our control. My friend Dr. Paul Bach-y-Rita has since... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2010 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
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DAVID MONONGYE, TENAYA TORRES-TELLEZ, BILL A. - MALIBU, CA - SOMETIME IN THE '80'S RE: THE PROPHECIES The story of the Hopi people during the hundred-plus years of David Monongye's life is a study in contradictions. And yet these very... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2010 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
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A long time ago, while I was working with Jim Henson, I came up with a character for a MUPPET... Jim liked the idea, but it never got beyond the drawing pad stage (above) for a very strange reason. We... Continue reading
Posted Dec 24, 2009 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
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In my lifetime, I have known two women whose accomplishments unequivocally qualified them to be honored with the title "Earth Mother". You can see a picture of one - Golda Meir - on the first page of this MEMOIRS OF... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2009 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
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"You're going to take me to the United Nations." Those were the first words Hopi elder David Monongye ever said to me. Until that moment, my Navajo traveling companion/guide Wolf and I, sat in silence for quite a while opposite... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2009 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
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Alternative Medicine Run Amok With one click of the mouse, I went from a respected 78 year old tenant of my co-op, to disapproving looks in the elevator and stifled laughter as I past, when the deluge of porn and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2009 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S
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NOTE: WHEN WE LAST LEFT OUR SELF-STYLED HERO, HE'D BEEN TOLD BY THE FIRST AMERICAN INDIAN HE'D EVER MET - A CHUMASH INDIAN MAN NAMED SEMU HUAUTE - THAT A YOUNG NAVAJO INDIAN HE'D MET THAT SAME DAY NAMED 'WOLF",... Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2009 at WAKING UP TO ALZHEIMER'S