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Where does consciousness come from? And how do our brains create it? A look at one of life’s biggest mysteries
Within each of our minds, the activity of billions of neurons gives rise to a conscious experience -- and not just any experience, yours, right here, right now. How does this happen? There's still so much we don't know ... and that's an amazing thing, says cognitive neuroscientist Anil Seth PhD.
Posted Dec 2021
How one scientist is working to reach people in vegetative states
How many unresponsive patients actually have some consciousness of what’s occurring around them? Possibly up to 20 percent, according to neuroscientist Adrian Owen, who is determined to give them a voice.
Posted Sep 2017
If you want to know what aliens will be like, just look at an octopus
By examining the eight-armed marine creature and the peculiar way it engages with the world, we can get a glimpse into different ways of existing and being, says cognitive neuroscientist Anil Seth.
Posted Jul 2017