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.
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.
Excerpts from Advaya: the role of mythology, stories, art, and poetry in cultivating kinship. How do stories create/relate to belonging?
New research with MDMA could lead to deeper therapeutic uses of the drug
Exploring how the mind extends beyond the physical self.
Even with its explanatory power, Big Bang theory takes its place in a long line of myths.
Which determines traits like sexual orientation, intelligence and behavior: genes or environment?
Maybe the brain isn't "classical" after all.
The complex behaviors may have a shared evolutionary origin
For many people, psychedelic drugs are intimately connected to the 1960s American counterculture, with…
This groundbreaking book is an invitation to the public, to citizen scientists, and to professional scientists to reject the materialistic worldview of modern science
So how does our brain create this illusion of stability?
A talk from SAND 15 exploring the brain, perception, Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj, panpsychism, and more.
While constellations and the stories attached to them have obvious artistic and spiritual significance, they also represent an elegant and effective solution to the problem of understanding complex physical environments.
the challenge of choosing deep-focus work and connection over superficial distraction and stimulation
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.
"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. "
Listening to/with/as the whole planet is listening and sining, a conversation with world renoun bioacoustic researcher
An exploration of a groundbreaking assertion of a new paper published in the Journal of Cosmology and Astroparticle Physics
Chris Fields suggests we abandon both the question "why this universe?" and the entire subsequent story about emergence
The connections between Quantum Physics, Daoism, and Nonduality in this interview with the Italian physicist
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