Susana Martinez-Conde gives her understanding of perception, brains, reality, memory, experience, music, aesthetics, and language from her experience as Laboratory Director of SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Exploring how the mind extends beyond the physical self.
the challenge of choosing deep-focus work and connection over superficial distraction and stimulation
Which determines traits like sexual orientation, intelligence and behavior: genes or environment?
The meaning of death and dying in a death-phobic culture and more on Sounds of SAND Episode 2
Scientists are slowly understanding collaboration’s role in biology
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.
For many people, psychedelic drugs are intimately connected to the 1960s American counterculture, with…
Chris Fields suggests we abandon both the question "why this universe?" and the entire subsequent story about emergence
Cheese is not just a tasty snack — it’s an ecosystem. And the fungi and bacteria within that ecosystem play a big part in shaping the flavor and texture of the final product.
New research with MDMA could lead to deeper therapeutic uses of the drug
Comparing the foundational base of Blackfoot knowledge to quantum physics to an attentive audience at The Banff Centre as part of the Indigenous Knowledge and Western Science: Contrasts and Similarities event.
Even with its explanatory power, Big Bang theory takes its place in a long line of myths.
Theorem showing that quantum mechanics really permits instantaneous connections between far-apart locations
In our common experience, you can't get something for nothing. In the quantum realm, something really can emerge from nothing.
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.
"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.
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