In this wide-ranging interview, Rudolph Tanzi, Professor of Neurology at Harvard University and one of our most open-minded and influential neuroscientists, touches on experiences from his own life and research to propose a model of consciousness that includes attention, and can be welcomed both by science and nonduality. A pragmatic scientist, he refuses to be dogmatic about the primacy of mind or matter, and is willing to consider fringe experiences such as lucid dreaming and precognition in an effort to come to understanding.
Perception may be defined not only as how we experience the world through our senses, but also how we interpret those experiences to create meaning and provide a practically useful model of reality.
Theorem showing that quantum mechanics really permits instantaneous connections between far-apart locations
Taking a long view of life on Earth, Robin Wall Kimmerer explores how mosses—ancient beings who transformed the world—teach us strategies for persisting amid a changing climate.
So how does our brain create this illusion of stability?
Every creature lives within its own sensory bubble, but only humans have the capacity to appreciate the experiences of other species. What we’ve learned is astounding.
How NASA's Webb Telescope Gives Humanity a Revolutionary New View of Cosmos
Which determines traits like sexual orientation, intelligence and behavior: genes or environment?
Exploring how the mind extends beyond the physical self.
"Vision is an art, and nature an old master painter teaching us how to see the underlying reality of things to be — before they actually are. "
I am a body plus. A body plus trauma, plus illness, plus pollen, plus spores, plus caretakers and friends and loved ones and wild kin.
the challenge of choosing deep-focus work and connection over superficial distraction and stimulation
“Definitely these galaxies are a big deal, but it remains to be seen how exciting they will look in the context of a few months’ progress with JWST,” Carnall says. The best is yet to come.
An exploration of a groundbreaking assertion of a new paper published in the Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
Scientists are slowly understanding collaboration’s role in biology
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