EDITION 22 : PERCEPTION

PERCEPTION

Magic Of The Senses

What we humans are is a brilliant mixture of what we perceive and and accordingly our actions. Simplest in their existence but most important organs in the human body, makes them comparable to salt in our food. Read further as Director Dr. Susmita Reddy explains what's so special about the special senses.

From The Editor’s Desk

"The senses are gateways to the intelligence. There is nothing in the intelligence which does not first pass through senses " - Aristotle Hi Guys,   With...

Credentials

I would like to thank the new team of Lexicon, especially our wonderful chief Sonali Mehta and my Assistant director for this edition Tuhina...

TREACHERY OF IMAGES: DECODING THE SIXTH SENSE

    Amogh Nadkarni Final year, MBBS Grant Govt. Medical College     “I see dead people!”, whispers Cole Sear to Dr. Malcolm Crowe in the movie ‘The Sixth Sense.” Not unlike the movie,...

The Braille Legacy

    Madhura Mandlik,  Intern ,  Dr V M Government Medical College, Solapur   The mind only knows what the eyes have seen. But unfortunately, a few aren’t bestowed the...

DEAFNESS: LIFE, LEARNING, USE OF OTHER SENSE ORGANS TO COMPENSATE AND...

    Mannat kaur Bhatia Final year Mbbs Govt medical College, Patiala   It is an often repeated idea that deaf people can compensate for their lack of hearing with...

Arbor Vitae - Strengthen your Roots

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AN EYE FOR AN EYE MAKES THE WHOLE WORLD BRIGHT

    Poonam Nayak, intern, MIMER Medical College   He opens his eyes and all he sees is darkness. He knows there’s a familiar face around, but will never know...

The Foodie Noses!

    Natasha Tungare, Final Year BPTh, Sancheti Institute college of Physiotherapy   I'm such a hardcore foodie that I always keep thinking what should I be eating next. I...

Shouts and Murmurs

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THE MUSICAL FOETUS

Dr.Susmita Reddy Karri TNMC and BYL Nair Ch. Hospital, Mumbai “Change the television channel.” yelled my mom. “You are watching that silly debate on the news...

A RAINBOW

Sonali Mehta Intern TNMC&BYL NAIR CH hospital   On a July morning, Dhruvi finally woke up to switch off the snooze on her alarm. That was not the first time...

AN ENTRY IN THE DIARY OF DR.V.R.DOUGH

Anushka Reddy Marri Final year, part II RIMS, Adilabad   In a split second, I got teleported to a dimly lit enclosure with oddly mobile walls. The floor...

CATARACT SURGERY:Past to Present

Ahana Sen, Third Major, Grant Govt Medical College We all know about cataract. We’ve all seen it. As children we’ve observed the white spot in...

Unilateral Hearing Loss

In a feminist world, are we deaf to what men have to say? Malllika Fonseca 6th Semester, Grant  Medical College   'Keep your ears open, there's going to...

VISIBLE OR NOT?

Tuhina Mishra Grant Government Medical College   “Where are we going, mom?” Rahul asked in his innocent voice, looking at the dense fog anxiously, his eyes really...

Talking To The Experts

  Sonali Mehta     It has been an opportunistic spring for Lexicon having the chance to talk to the expert himself, Dr. BK Jain. Lifetime Achievement Award...

CAN THERE BE SMOKE WITHOUT FIRE? THE ORBITA TRIAL CONTROVERSY

Namrata Deshpande Intern, MIMER Medical College The ORBITA trial, I’m sure you have heard a lot about it, but let’s start from scratch. What was this trial,...

MILK THE FUTURE

 Dr. Geeta Sundar, MBBS. “I love okra. You know, with all the spicy ingredients, the curry is fabulous to my taste buds. Thing is, my...

TESTING THE TASTE

Varada Ghadge; Final Year MBBS; BYL Nair Ch. Hospital and T.N. Medical College, Mumbai Being the foodie that I am, I have kind of always taken these...

SENSES

Aruna Muthumanickam Intern Maharashtra Institute of Medical Education and Research (MIMER), Talegaon, Pune To be able to LOOK at the sky and predict the time of the...

Gratitude

Radhika Ramesh Final Year MBBS Grant Government Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals   You crawl your way out of your mother’s birth canal to settle...

Lexi Amma - Pure motherly love

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With Pure Motherly Love

    -Lexiamma   To My Dear Readers, Recently, I received a rather interesting email from a young girl. She asked me a question that I always wanted to...

THE BRIEFEST POSSIBLE HISTORY OF THE GRAND DESIGNER

Nitish Nadkarni, Final Year, Grant Government Medical College. 8th January 1942. Oxford. The Day. A baby cried. Fate laughed. Black Hair. Fair skin. As simple a boy...

LexTeam

LexTeam   Editor-In-Chief:  Dr. Sonali Mehta Assistant Editors: Amogh Nadkarni Radhika Ramesh Dr. Susmita Reddy Administrative Officer: Nitish Nadkarni Founders and Advisors: Dr. Suranjana Basak Dr. Raviteja Innamuri Dr. Sakhi Shah Dr. Abhijeet Sharma Teams: Blogging Team: Head: Dr....