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It's all in the eyes

Studies in cognitive neuroscience have shown that fear, surprise, happiness and other emotions trigger the amygdala in the brain based on the the amount of white in the eyes. While the orbitofrontal cortex and other parts of the brain decode complex facial expressions, the amygdala is quick and simple and responds based on just one thing--how much eye white is showing.

Truth Warrior

This is a page for lawyers who want to be the best they can be, personally and professionally. It is my life goal to be a truth warrior—figuring out what is true and then standing up for it. There are many layers of truth—intuitive truth, emotional truth and logical truth. Logic is stressed by most lawyers. I believe logic is essential, but not sufficient to be successful. To succeed as a trial lawyer, and a human being, it is necessary to be aware of intuitive and emotional truth. I have created the Cores Method, which works on the Warrior Core, Emotional Core and Logical Core to help find the Core Truth in a case. This includes a fusion of knowledge and skills I have learned from theater arts, martial arts and mindfulness training. I have used this method to achieve recent notable settlements and verdicts, including recent settlements of $34 million and $12 million and wrongful death consortium verdicts of $13.2 million and $16 million. Some parts of this site require special permission or password and are available only to graduates of Cores Method seminars, but feel free to browse anywhere you can access.

Save the Date – 2017

black and white zenThe Core Method Workshop in 2017 will be held:

May 11 – 14, 2017 in Toledo, OH
Radisson Hotel at the University of Toledo
See CORE METHOD WORKSHOPS from the main menu for registration information for the May 11 – 14, 2017 Core Method Workshop in Toledo.

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It’s all in the eyes

Studies in cognitive neuroscience have shown that fear, surprise, happiness and other emotions trigger the amygdala in the brain based on the the amount of white in the eyes. While the orbitofrontal cortex and other parts of the brain decode complex facial expressions, the amygdala is quick and simple and responds based on just one thing--how much eye white is showing.

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