Bruce Damer shows the audience at SAND18 the very first photo of RNA formed spontaneously from samples he collected from a hot spring. From this, in a wide-ranging talk which draws from our understanding of early human ancestry and some of our modern creation myths, including Star Wars, he speculates about the nature of human life and the stories we have created to live by.
We are aware of thinking and acting, and we typically think this is what neurons and brains are for.
Sam and Annaka Harris speak with Donald Hoffman about his book The Case Against Reality.
What science and my unusual brain are teaching us about the convergence of reality, love, and the senses
Scientists discover psychedelic DMT creates waking dream state in brain
We explore the idea that perceptual experiences do not approximate properties of an “objective” world
The ancient Greeks dove into this question. But what do modern scientists think?
the perspective of individual humans and their amazing encounters with psilocybin mushrooms
21st-Century science is on the verge of recreating the processes that may have brought life into being
More than a decade ago, I was diagnosed with a string of autoimmune diseases
Contents of consciousness are the results of active reconstruction of the reality.
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