Navigating becomes a way of knowing, familiarity, and fondness. It is how you can fall in love with a mountain or a forest.
M.R. O'Connor

Place, Personhood & the Hippocampus

Place, Personhood & the Hippocampus

Sep 26, 2021-- "'Place and a mind may interpenetrate till the nature of both is altered,' the Scottish mountaineer and poet Nan Shepherd wrote in her lyrical love letter to her native Highlands, echoing an ancient intuition about how our formative physical landscapes shape our landscapes of thought and feeling. The word 'genius' in the modern sense, after all, originates in the Latin phrase genius loci -- 'the spirit of a place.'" In this post, Maria Popova delves into the themes of M.R. O'Connor's book, "Wayfinding: The Science and Mystery of How Humans Navigate the World." (2973 reads)


Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take ActionGPS gives directions -- but what does it take away? This excerpt from O'Connor's book shares more. [more]



Quote Bulletin


Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.
Mother Teresa

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 242,999 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?


Trending DailyGoods Sep 19: Death Doulas Provide End of Life Aid (4,263 reads) Oct 7: Two Simple Ways to Release Grief (6,716 reads) Sep 24: What Makes A Good Life? (3,554 reads) Oct 5: Window of Possibility (3,545 reads) Sep 11: The Man in the Red Bandana (3,452 reads)

More ...