- Can quantum effects in the brain explain consciousness? ()
New research reveals hints of quantum states in tiny proteins called microtubules inside brain cells. If the results stand up, the idea that consciousness is quantum might come in from the cold IF IT is a controversial idea that warm, wet life might exploit quantum magic, that’s nothing compared with certain researchers’ convictions that quantum […]
- We will need advanced consciousness technologies and knowledge about that in the future for cryonics patients ()
We will need advanced consciousness technologies and knowledge about that in the future for cryonics patients. Better than today. To put consciousness on a boost, very rapid and in order.
- The Science and Philosophy of Consciousness ()
Consciousness is one of the unsolved mysteries that great thinkers across many disciplines have attempted to elucidate. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines consciousness simply as “the quality or state of being aware.” Yet the true definition of consciousness has eluded great minds for centuries. Several attempts at defining consciousness have been made by philosophers, physicians, psychologists, […]
- WE ARE NOW INFORMED: CONSCIOUSNESS DOES NOT REALLY EXIST ()
Rubbish. Giving up consciousness as an illusion would be like turning off the master switch. What would the ensuing darkness and powerlessness tell us? What you think is enabling you to listen with any attention to neuroscientists (your dog, coffee cup, and your toothpaste are not listening to neuroscientists) is something — some of them […]