How to Free Yourself from Your Brain

By Deepak Chopra, MD On many fronts people feel the urge to change their lives–so why don’t they succeed? We live in therapeutic times. Advice surrounds us about achieving success. Yet when we set our minds to do something seemingly simple–losing weight, giving up a bad habit,…

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How to Stop Being a Biological Robot

By Deepak Chopra, MD   Most people are too busy, or otherwise distracted, to think about how the mind works, much less about the vexed problem of connecting mind and brain. This includes neuroscientists. They run their experiments and publish new data without addressing the most fundamental…

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Thinking Outside the (Skull) Box (Part 4)

Click here to read Part 3! By Deepak Chopra, M.D., Menas C. Kafatos, Ph.D., P. Murali Doraiswamy, MBBS, Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D., Neil Theise, MD The skull is not an impermeable barrier, nor is the famous “blood-brain barrier” that served to keep the brain in splendid chemical isolation. So the…

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Thinking Outside the (Skull) Box (Part 3)

Click here to read Part 2! By Deepak Chopra, M.D., Menas C. Kafatos, Ph.D., P. Murali Doraiswamy, MBBS, Rudolph E. Tanzi, Ph.D., Neil Theise, MD Thinking outside the box has become such a cliché that it tends to be meaningless. Advertisers want to convince us that eating granola instead of…

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