In this fascinating talk from SAND Italy 2016 psychologist Susan Blackmore describes some recent experiments, which seem to mimic and point to the location in the brain of out of the body experiences. As she says, it is hard to have experienced an OBE and not be a dualist - there is my body and here I am looking at it - but exploring the place in the brain where the sense of self is constructed can take us effortlessly to a nondual understanding of these phenomena.
Daniel Siegel answers questions from the audience at SAND18 US.
Sam and Annaka Harris speak with Donald Hoffman about his book The Case Against Reality.
Contents of consciousness are the results of active reconstruction of the reality.
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?
Electromagnetic energy in the brain enables brain matter to create our consciousness
The ancient Greeks dove into this question. But what do modern scientists think?
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