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.
Consciousness may be an emergent property from a bunch of background chatter.
Scientists are slowly understanding collaboration’s role in biology
Sam Harris speaks with Iain McGilchrist about the differences between the right and left hemispheres.
A new type of experiment could get us closer to grasping human consciousness.
Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.
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