1. Dr. Sanders mentions several "unintended consequences of good medicine." Please pick one and elaborate/explain.
2. Dr. Sanders mentions the power of touch. What does she say about touch, and do your own experiences resonate with what she says? This article from 2006 explores a different aspect of touch, medicine and the immune system. Taking both of these perspectives into account, if you were designing a training program for doctors, what might you have them do to prepare them for touching their patients?
3. The final statement in chapter 4 is very charged. Please address and assess Dr. Sander's assertion.
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
Monday, March 14, 2011
Thursday, March 3, 2011
Go to the Brain Rules website and find the list of brain rules at the bottom of the page. Pick two of them and work through the interactive animation that is provided for each. When you are done, comment on which brain rules you chose, something that you learned or found interesting about each one, whether or not the rules you chose resonates with your own experiences, etc.