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The Churchland’s devotion to the mind-body problem.

2018-03-28T16:23:33+00:00 March 27th, 2018|Categories: Psychology, Science, Uncategorized|Tags: |

Why Should Philosophers Care About Neuroscience? Paul and Patricia Churchland have dedicated their professional lives to the question of whether your conscious experience and your brain are the same thing. From New Yorker https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2007/02/12/two-heads

Electric wave engulfs brain at first blush of consciousness

2018-03-07T07:39:41+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Categories: Meta, Psychology, Science, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

Our brains are bombarded with information about events around us, but we only become conscious of a few of them. Yale researchers have captured what happens in the split second before the emergence of consciousness, a fundamental state of human life. “There is a very tight window of a few milliseconds when we come aware

Fresh Ideas for Chasing Consciousness

2016-12-20T04:29:43+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Categories: UpLoadedMe|Tags: , , , , , |

Scientific American (blog) - Dec 13, 2016 What is this thing we call consciousness? That latter question, folded together with the broader question of the origins and nature of awareness, has proven to be a particularly tough nut to crack.

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