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New Theory Says We Are All Multiple Personalities of a Cosmic Consciousness

From the comfortable seat of our bodies (and built-in brains), it’s easy to think that consciousness is a unique property of humans. But some philosophers argue that the entire universe is conscious, or to put it…

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Modern Physics’ 21st Century Dry Spell

Modern physics has achieved many breakthroughs since the early 20th century — the theory of general relativity, quantum mechanics, and the strong and weak nuclear forces. But some physicists are concerned that since the turn of…

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Michael Pollan on the New Science of Psychedelics

For many people, psychedelic drugs are intimately connected to the 1960s American counterculture, with images of hippies expanding their consciousness and author Ken Kesey’s mind-blowing Acid Test parties. But what many people don’t know is that…

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The Hydra: What the Brainless Can Teach Us About the Brain

Scientists have long described brains as being made up of neurons that work together to control the behavior of organisms. But recent research suggests that the functional unit of the brain is not a single neuron,…

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Is Social Media Addiction Real?

The internet has given us many amazing things — easy access to vast amounts of information, the ability to connect with people around the world, and an increasing number of online tools to improve our mental…

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All of Physics in One Colorful Map

When it comes to scientific fields, physics is one of the most ambitious. Its reach spans the Universe (even the Multiverses), encompassing everything from wormholes to blackholes, from thermodynamics to inertia, from quantum entanglement to relativity….

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Complementarity: Approaching Reality Through Paradoxes

“The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.”  ― Niels Bohr Sometimes when we run into complexity in the world, we react…

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Are Emotions Hard-Wired or Constructed?

There’s a scene in the movie Star Trek III where Spock, a logical and rational Vulcan, is relearning how to be himself after having his mind transferred back into his body. His training involves answering rapid-fire…

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