Neuroscience

A scientific justification for otherwise inexplicable belief systems? From Discovery News: If you live in Georgia, you’re more likely to have a healthy brain than if you live in Minnesota. That’s according…




Phineas Gage proved that matter could affect consciousness.  Now, Shernaz Bamji and Stefano Brigidi of the University of British Columbia have proven the reverse is also true.  Looks like the “hardwiring” in…





I highly doubt that reading this post will do too much to you, but new research shows that reading novels definitely does change your brain with lingering effects. Carol Clark-Emory reports for…







Via Wired, neuroscientist Christof Koch argues that there are consciousnesses that exist outside of biological entities: Consciousness arises within any sufficiently complex, information-processing system. All animals, from humans on down to earthworms,…






Michael Graziano, professor of neuroscience at Princeton University and author of Consciousness and the Social Brain, thinks neuroscience has discovered how consciousness comes about. He explains at Aeon: Scientific talks can get…