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Consciousness Expanded by Psilocybin

Psychedelic drugs alter consciousness in a profound and novel way that increases the breadth and fluency of cognition. However, until recently, scientists were unable to offer an explanation for how the brain was altered to account for…

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Does the Brain Filter out a Wider Awareness? ~ Marjorie Woollacott

The human brain has amazing capacities. It contains billions of neurons, allowing it to process vast quantities of information so that we can function effectively. But can we have too much information? Yes, and, in fact,…

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A Semantic Map of the Brain

Scientists at UC Berkeley have placed volunteers in an fMRI scanner and monitored blood flow in their brain activity for two hours, while having them listen to stories.  The result: they were able to map which…

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Time Slices: What is the Duration of a Percept?

When we play a game of ping-pong (especially with two balls at once), we move with astounding speed and precision without any conscious thought, reflection of decision. Our hands and our body (our fundamental reflexes) have…

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Math Has its Own Brain Region

“Mathematical knowledge is unlike any other knowledge. While our perception of the physical world can always be distorted, our perception of mathematical truths can’t be. They are objective, persistent, necessary truths. A mathematical formula or theorem…

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To Be Conscious of Consciousness. Mirror Neurons and Human Freedom

By Georgi Y. Johnson With the discovery of mirror neurons, it could be that a new neural network is opening for the contemplation of human interdependency, empathy and the deeper nature of consciousness, through the biological…

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Study Challenges Theory of Consciousness

Over the past decade scientists have made progress in identifying how consciousness arises in the brain, but a new study calls into question one of the leading models that has come out of this research. The…

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Foreign DNA May Be Shaping Who You Are

You are much more than the sum of your parent’s DNA. Inside your body and brain, a bewildering array of foreign organisms and genetic material has taken up residence alongside what is traditionally known as your…

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