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Disconnecting Consciousness from the External Environment - Neuroskeptic | DiscoverMagazine.com

Disconnecting Consciousness from the External Environment - Neuroskeptic | DiscoverMagazine.com | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
An very interesting report from a group of French neurosurgeons sheds light on the neural basis of consciousness and dreams. Guillaume Herbet and colleague
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What Are Some Concise Ways To Convince People That Consciousness Is Not An Emergent Property?

What Are Some Concise Ways To Convince People That Consciousness Is Not An Emergent Property? | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
What are some concise ways to convince people that consciousness is not an emergent property? This question was originally answered on Quora by Marc Ettlinger.
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The McGill Daily » “It’s not my fault, my brain made me do it!”

The McGill Daily » “It’s not my fault, my brain made me do it!” | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
Does neuroscience challenge our view on free will?
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Biology of the mind: Is consciousness merely the result of evolution, or something more? (Live video) | ExtremeTech

Biology of the mind: Is consciousness merely the result of evolution, or something more? (Live video) | ExtremeTech | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
At 2:30pm (eastern time) today, some of the world's preeminent psychologists, neuroscientists, and philosophers will discuss the biology of the mind. The discussion, which takes place at The Helix Center in New York, will focus on whether the very human concepts of the mind, consciousness, and self-awareness are merely a function of the mammalian brain's structure, or whether there's more to it. By the same measure, the researchers will discuss whether the mind is purely the reserve of humans, or whether it also exists further down the evolutionary scale (does a dog have a mind? how about a bird, or a crocodile?)
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Lecture 11: Visual Attention and Consciousness - YouTube

What is the difference between attention and consciousness? In this lecture Dr. Koch describes the scientific meaning of consciousness, journeys on the searc...
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▶ BBC Documentary on Consciousness - YouTube

Where sits the Consciousness? What is Consciousness? Recently it was found out that both hemispheres can be missing yet the children (though severely impaire...
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▶ Christof Koch on "The Neurobiology and Mathematics of Consciousness" at Singularity Summit 2011 - YouTube

The Singularity Summit 2011 was a TED-style two-day event at the historic 92nd Street Y in New York City. The next event will take place in San Francisco, on...
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Neuroethics: The Dilemmas of Brain Research

Neuroethics: The Dilemmas of Brain Research | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
Henry T. Greely in a recent article Neuroethics: The Neuroscience Revolution, Ethics, and the Law paints a gloomy picture of our posthuman future. In this paper he breaks down the revolution in neu...
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Discovery of quantum vibrations in 'microtubules' inside brain neurons supports controversial theory of consciousness

Discovery of quantum vibrations in 'microtubules' inside brain neurons supports controversial theory of consciousness | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
A review and update of a controversial 20-year-old theory of consciousness claims that consciousness derives from deeper level, finer scale activities inside brain neurons.
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Oxford research discovers key to unconsciouness

Oxford research discovers key to unconsciouness | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
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Disorders of Consciousness: Outcomes, Comorbidities, and Care Needs

Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Volume 94, Issue 10, Pages 1851-1854, October 2013, Authors:John Whyte, MD, PhD; Risa Nakase-Richardson, PhD
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Brain functions: A sense of self

Brain functions: A sense of self | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
There’s a man lying on a hospital bed, unresponsive and in a vegetative state. His wife is told he’s lost to the world — unaware of who he is and what’s around him.
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" The concept of self always implied consciousness. But our data seems to contradict that. Because patients, even in the absence of consciousness, still had neural activity related to the self.”

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“One-page proof that attributing consciousness to the brain is absurd” by Jon Rappoport » The Robert Scott Bell Show | The Robert Scott Bell Show

“One-page proof that attributing consciousness to the brain is absurd” by Jon Rappoport » The Robert Scott Bell Show | The Robert Scott Bell Show | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
“"One-page proof that attributing #consciousness to the #brain is absurd" by @jonrappoport http://t.co/CMDuUghugR”;
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Consciousness; it's a science thing

Consciousness; it's a science thing | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
Jon Butterworth: I never expected a talk by a philosopher to be the most memorable TEDxCERN talk for me. But John Searle made it so
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A group of neuroscientists believes it can communicate with

A group of neuroscientists believes it can communicate with | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
"Imagine you wake up, locked inside a box," says Adrian Owen."It's a perfect fit, down to every last one of your fingers and toes. It's a strange box because you can listen to absolutely everything going on around you, yet your voice cannot be heard. In fact, the box fits so tightly around your face and lips that you can't speak, or make a noise. At first, this feels like a game. Then reality sets in. You see and hear your family lamenting your fate. You're too cold. Then too hot. You're always thirsty. The visits of your friends and family dwindle. Your partner moves on. And there's nothing you can do about it."
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Disconnecting Consciousness from the External Environment - Neuroskeptic | DiscoverMagazine.com

Disconnecting Consciousness from the External Environment - Neuroskeptic | DiscoverMagazine.com | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
An very interesting report from a group of French neurosurgeons sheds light on the neural basis of consciousness and dreams. Guillaume Herbet and colleague
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▶ The History of Consciousness - YouTube

Maxwell Bennett, Professor in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney, delivers a Franke lecture entitled, "The History of Consciousness".
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Lack of Consciousness, Lack of Responsibility?

Lack of Consciousness, Lack of Responsibility? | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
Dr. Neil Levy, Head, Neuroethics Unit Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Editor-in-Chief, Neuroethics, speaking at the Peter Wall Institute of Advanced Studies International Roundt...
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▶ The Thinking Ape: The Enigma of Human Consciousness - YouTube

What is the origin and nature of consciousness? If consciousness is common to humans and animals alike, what are the defining traits of human consciousness? ...
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The McGill Daily » Signatures of consciousness

The McGill Daily » Signatures of consciousness | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
Opening the door to the human mind
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Neuroscientific psychiatry and the problem of consciousness

Neuroscientific psychiatry and the problem of consciousness | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
Psychiatric diagnosis and psychiatry is in crisis. Evidence of this is to be found in the National Institute of Mental Health’s (NIMH) decision not to use the American Psychiatric Association’s DSM...
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A "Complex" Theory of Consciousness: Scientific American

A "Complex" Theory of Consciousness: Scientific American | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
Is complexity the secret to sentience, to a panpsychic view of consciousness?
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Psychologists report new insights on human brain, consciousness

Psychologists report new insights on human brain, consciousness | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
UCLA psychologists have used brain-imaging techniques to study what happens to the human brain when it slips into unconsciousness. Their research, published Oct.
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DMT-Pineal Gland-Seat of Consciousness-The Gate

DMT-Pineal Gland-Seat of Consciousness-The Gate | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
Here's something very interesting to discuss. However, don't look at it like one would a recreational drug...its far from that. Besides, it's a natural compoun…
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How does my brain work? | TED Playlists | TED

How does my brain work? | TED Playlists | TED | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
“How exactly does the brain -- a 3-pound snarl of nervous tissue -- create inspired inventions, the feeling of hunger, the experience of beauty, the sense of self? Researchers at the edge of science explain … (Antonio Damasio: what is consciousness?”
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Entre physiologie et spiritualite, pas de lfrontieres

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On the “Hard Problem of Consciousness” - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies

On the “Hard Problem of Consciousness” - Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies | Consciousness and the Brain | Scoop.it
“On the “Hard Problem of Consciousness” Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies On the “Hard Problem of Consciousness” · A Buddhist Approach to AI · “Sick” kids are screwed · How to Stop Climate Change and Global Warming · Liberty Rights and...”
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