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29th Sept 2016: HOMO PASSIENS: Man the Footballer by Mike McInnes

Come along to People Know How, first floor in Ocean Terminal from 6pm to listen to Mike tell us about his theory of evolution as based on football…

Title of talk:

HOMO PASSIENS: Man the Footballer

 

Bullet points of what you would like to talk about:

Homo Passiens is a book that claims man evolved bipedalism to play football. Crazy – yes, but good fun for sure?

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13th Nov 2014: Cerebral Diabetes and the Reversal of the Flynn Effect by Mike McInnes

Cerebral Diabetes

 Come along to The Counting House at 7pm to listen to Mike’s talk. Share a crust of bread, and hear the reflections he has to share…

 

Title of talk:

Cerebral Diabetes and the Reversal of the Flynn Effect;

What is it, what causes it, what is the impact, and how do we combat it?

By Mike McInnes

 

Summary of what you would like to talk about:

Recently Professor Lovestone at Kings College, London identified 10 proteins that mark Alzheimer’s 15 years prior to diagnosis.   Actually these proteins are markers for cerebral diabetes and they begin not 15 years prior to Alzheimer’s but from the modern foetus, and affect infants, children, teenagers, adults and the elderly – this condition is sugar driven and nothing to do with ageing or genes – although enhanced by each of these. Read more

Mapping the Human Brain by Mike McInnes

A recent initiative of the US National institutes of Health (NIH) to map the human brain was announced.  The project has been entitled: “Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN).”

The quotation below is sourced from the NIH:

“On April 2, 2013, President Obama launched the BRAIN Initiative to “accelerate the development and application of new technologies that will enable researchers to produce dynamic pictures of the brain that show how individual brain cells and complex neural circuits interact at the speed of thought.” Read more