The World’s Second Most Famous Brain and What It Teaches Public Speakers

In 1953, an epileptic had brain surgery to try to relieve the seizures he was experiencing that were making his life a nightmare.  A neurosurgeon, William Beecher Scoville, removed a piece of Henry Molaison’s brain about the size of an apple, and cured him of his seizures. Unfortunately, the operation also robbed H.M. (as he […]

Emotions, Autism, and Public Speaking

If we needed further proof that humans are emotional beings, and make decisions emotionally, we can ponder a study done by a non-profit organization that wants to increase compliance with childhood vaccinations. As you probably are aware, the Internet still believes that some vaccinations cause autism, in spite of the fact that the scientific community […]