The Power of Mindsight

Prolific child neurologist and author, Dr. Siegel uses a variety of images to explain what he thinks should be taught to children in America.

He uses his hand to provide a concrete visual model of the brain.

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He also summarizes his “mindsight” model as a combination of brain, mind, and relationships. He expounds on the over emphasis of brain, or somatic, focus in mainstream culture and medical school. He argues we neglect the education of mind and relationships after children graduate kindergarten.

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TEDx: The Power of Mindsight by Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. – 10/18/09

The Integration of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Neuroscience in the 21st Century

Neurology, psychiatry, and neuroscience have a common origin. Dr. Martin describes the history of the evolution of the fields. Here’s an illustration of the separate of disciplines from the paper, which is available for free at the source below.



The American Journal of Psychiatry: The Integration of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Neuroscience in the 21st Century by Joseph B. Martin, M.D., Ph.D.

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