Donald Hoffman describes his mathematical theory that ties in with consciousness touching into neuroscience, computer science, perception, and how we construct reality.
Donald Hoffman is an American cognitive psychologist and popular science author. He is a professor in the Department of Cognitive Sciences at the University of California, Irvine, with joint appointments in the Department of Philosophy, the Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science, and the School of Computer Science.
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
Scientists are slowly understanding collaboration’s role in biology
Maybe the brain isn't "classical" after all.
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.
While scientists can anticipate how climate change will affect larger regions, predicting the fate of a given 100-acre forest plot can be trickier.
Even with its explanatory power, Big Bang theory takes its place in a long line of myths.
Listening to/with/as the whole planet is listening and sining, a conversation with world renoun bioacoustic researcher
“Definitely these galaxies are a big deal, but it remains to be seen how exciting they will look in the context of a few months’ progress with JWST,” Carnall says. The best is yet to come.
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.
In our common experience, you can't get something for nothing. In the quantum realm, something really can emerge from nothing.
A well-documented feature of trauma, one familiar to many, is our inability to articulate what happens to us.
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
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.
An excerpt from the new book "The Flowering Wand: Rewilding the Sacred Masculine"
In this talk Maurizio and Merlin discuss Merlin’s book Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds & Shape Our Futures
explore psychedelics and their therapeutic uses in two entertaining and informative talks from SAND 18 and 19
For many people, psychedelic drugs are intimately connected to the 1960s American counterculture, with…
Vikram Zutshi In Conversation With Evan Thompson This article was first published at the Sutra Journal…
An electrifying introduction to complexity theory, the science of how complex systems behave
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