Memory, Diaspora, Hysteria: Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace

by Marlene Goldman In her introduction to this collection, Julia Creet asserts that “migration is a condition of memory,” and cites Pierre Nora’s lament that “we create sites of memory because we not longer have ‘real environments of memory’: stable geographic, generation environments in which memory resides .  . .” Margaret Atwood’s historical novel Alias Grace is  basedContinue reading “Memory, Diaspora, Hysteria: Margaret Atwood’s Alias Grace”

Games People Play – The psychology of human relationships

Sensory Deprivation has been the cause of decline in a human’s functions. When in company, this deprivation can degenerate into games of acceptance. Read more! SOCIAL INTERCOURSE THE theory of social intercourse, which has been outlined at some length in Transnational Analysis may be summarized as follows. Spitz has found that infants deprived of handlingContinue reading “Games People Play – The psychology of human relationships”

What Happens When Music Meets Brain

Music is a window on the brain, scientists say. Few human activities exercise as many brain functions: Playing music demands motor skill, and listening to it stimulates both feelings and intellectual faculties. Scientists now use music to study sense perception, emotions, coordination, timing and the functions of each of the brain’s hemispheres. The relationship betweenContinue reading “What Happens When Music Meets Brain”