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Electric wave engulfs brain at first blush of consciousness

Our brains are bombarded with information about events around us, but we only become conscious of a few of them. Yale researchers have captured what happens in the split second before the emergence of consciousness, a fundamental state of human life. “There is a very tight window of a few milliseconds when we come aware

2018-05-31T13:42:42+00:00March 7th, 2018|Comments Off on Electric wave engulfs brain at first blush of consciousness

Fresh Ideas for Chasing Consciousness

Scientific American (blog) - Dec 13, 2016 What is this thing we call consciousness? That latter question, folded together with the broader question of the origins and nature of awareness, has proven to be a particularly tough nut to crack.

2016-12-20T04:29:43+00:00December 20th, 2016|Comments Off on Fresh Ideas for Chasing Consciousness