Deepak Chopra is the author of more than 80 books, a quarter of them New York Times bestsellers. His medical training is in internal medicine and endocrinology. In this interview he talks of science’s approach to consciousness, suggests that it is matter, not consciousness, that is the hard problem, and explains why scientists can be described as naive realists.
New human multisensory integration model for its exploration.
If the conscious mind—the part you consider you—accounts for only a fraction of the brain's function, what is all the rest doing?
We are aware of thinking and acting, and we typically think this is what neurons and brains are for.
We assume our senses see reality as it is—but that could be just an evolved illusion obscuring the true workings of quantum theory and consciousness
I grew up with trauma followed by 20 years of addiction to drugs and alcohol.
Mathematicians and neuroscientists have created the first anatomically accurate model that explains how vision is possible.
Could crossmodal senses be one key to unlock the true nature of physics?
What science and my unusual brain are teaching us about the convergence of reality, love, and the senses
More than a decade ago, I was diagnosed with a string of autoimmune diseases
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