Wed, 6 November 2019
Ep. 108 Brain Changes in Animal-Human Interaction; Cairos Wristlet; Yield of Washcloth Swap; and the Samoa Cookhouse
Brainy Thing: 16:15 Behind the Redwood Curtain: 27:41
Margaret finished the Laura Nelkin Kairos wristlet https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/kairos-2. She particularly liked the randomness of the bead placement. This was a kit and Laura offers 5 different colorways on her etsy store.
Catherine hasn’t done much knitting but she’s working on a pair of Baby Socks https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/baby-socks-23 and has reaped the rewards of her dishcloth exchange. https://www.ravelry.com/groups/annual-dishcloth-swap: Some of the patterns she received are Blossom (crochet), The Almost Lost Washcloth https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-almost-lost-washcloth; in swimming pool colorway, The Sail Away Dishcloth— (joann’s ) and Poppy.
Brainy Thing: Brain Changes in Animal-Human Interactions
Why does it feel so good to pet your animal (or even watch colorful fish?) There’s a whole world of research out there and recent studies show chemical and structural changes in both animal and human brains when they interact. And those changes make both feel good.
Book mentioned : How Dogs Love Us: A Neuroscientist and His Adopted Dog Decode the Canine Brain by Gregory Berns Other research links:
Welcome to episode 108 of Teaching Your Brain to Knit, a bit delayed because of power outages and other events. Today, we will explore how the brain changes in animal and human interactions; we’ll talk about a cute little beaded wristlet; report on the Annual Washcloth exchange, and discuss a Northcoast landmark — the Samoa Cookhouse.
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Behind the Redwood Curtain: The Samoa Cookhouse
samoa cookhouse winter hours https://www.samoacookhouse.net/menu
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