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Thousands of years ago, a small team of aliens built a space colony orbiting the Sun. There are thirty-thousand humans living there. They are called The Emissary.


Read the On Mindfulness column

Holly Erskine

Monday, April 24, 2017

Have you heard of the default mode network? It's relevant to three Emissary characters' mindsets. Lately, there is not a single day that goes by where I don’t catch myself. DMN! There I go again! DMN stands for default mode network. I have developed a new habit of catching mine running overtime. It’s a relief. I catch my DMN running, and bring my attention back to the present moment. It is a good exercise. I’ll describe what the DMN is, in more detail in a bit. Thanks to functional MRI, the DMN is is a hot research topic these days.   [Read more...]