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The Art of Thinking

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One of the many recent brain-wave creativity experiments involved canvas, paint, detonators, balloons, and mind-readng headsets. Chinese artist Jody Xiong’s “Mind Art” project consisted of 16 disabled men and women each of whom used a brain-wave-reading headset and the other supplies to create beautiful art.

In an article on Yahoo, tech columnist Rob Walker notes that “the balloons were filled with paint then lowered in front of canvases. Electric signals produced by participants’ concentration triggered the detonators, popping the balloons, and releasing the paint.”


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Thanks to Wendy for sharing the information; Rob Walker for writing the article;  Yahoo for committing its resources to the article; Jody Xiong, the researchers, donors, participants, and galeries involved in the “Mind Art” project.


Even after brain surgeries, chemotherapy, and radiation treatments to eradicate his brain cancer, Scott continued to work; continued to study; and earned professional certifications from the Project Management Institute, American Society of Quality, and Stanford University School of Professional Development. How were all of these achievements possible at a time when Scott was struggling with the hurdles of brain injury? The answers are in this blog.

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During the past 13 years, I have been diagnosed with cancer, brain injury, balance issues, stroke, ataxia, visual impairment, and auditory challenges. I have overcome significant adversity! I can explain how to overcome your challenges. I am a very active Toastmaster and a motivational speaker.