SMC ARTICLES

SMC Articles, Lectures & Essays


* Stroke FamilyThe stroke that is the major subject of this article was extremely massive, enough to be life threatening, and take out most of Michael Schacker’s left hemisphere, including Broca’s area, which generates speech, and much of the left motor cortex, leading to paralysis of his right hand and leg.  With the permission of Barbara Dean Schacker, Michael’s wife, I have used the title of her website: “Stroke Family,” because when a loved person is “stroked,” the whole family also is “stroked,” or traumatized. Barbara is also a co-author for this article

* The Tao of Neuroscience: Len Ochs’ Magic Lights and the Realization of Cortical Flexibility

A paper presented at the Sixth Annual Winter conference on Brain and EEG, February 1998. Taoism, “flow”, and optimal functioning — how does brain function relate? How can we enhance functioning to reach these states?


* The Other Side of LifeA short essay about Death in our society, its personal meaning, and overcoming loss.

* Mending the Mind of Childhood(First in a series of three articles; Chronogram, 1997) An article about healing flaws in the psyche during childhood.

* Mid-Life Metamorphosis(Second in a series of three articles; Chronogram, 1997) An article on psychological healing in adulthood.

* Re-Magicking the World(Third in a series of three articles; Chronogram, 1997) An article about energizing life through the powers of Myth, Imagination, and Play.

* The Use of Flexyx Treatment Modality:with Patients with Multiple Brain and Spinal Cord Injuries.A paper presented at the Winter Brain Conference, FutureHealth 2001, Miami, February 2001. An examination of Och’s methods and their replicaton. How and why is this method so effective with this category of injury?