Niels Birbaumer

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Niels Birbaumer is a psychologist and neurobiologist. He is a leading figure in the development of brain-computer interfaces, a field he has researched for 40 years, with a focus on treating brain disturbances. He has been awarded numerous international honours and prizes, including the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize and the Albert Einstein World Award of Science. Professor Birbaumer is co-director of the Institute of Behavioural Neurobiology at the University of Tubingen in Germany, and senior researcher at the Wyss Centre for Bio- and Neuro-engineering in Switzerland. Jorg Zittlau is a freelance journalist and writes about science, psychology, and philosophy, among other topics. He is also the author of several bestsellers. David Shaw works as a journalist for Germany's international broadcaster, Deutsche Welle, as well as translating from several languages, including German, Dutch, Russian, and French. He lives in Berlin.

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Empty Brain - Happy Brain

How Thinking is Overrated
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Paperback Book

Few things scare us more than inner emptiness. The presumed emptiness of coma or dementia scares us so much that we even sign living wills to avoid these states. Yet, as Zen masters have long known, inner emptiness can also be productive and useful. We can reach this state through meditation, concentration, music, or even during sex.

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Your Brain Knows More Than You Think

the new frontiers of neuroplasticity
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Too often, we humans tend to assume that nature is fixed, immutable and this tendency is particularly strong when we think about matters of the mind and behavior. People just cant change, we say, so they must somehow be prevented from becoming a burden on society or from hurting themselves and others.

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