Split brain: One side a believer in god, the other not!
[2:21] FREE WILL IS COMPLICATED…. Do we have it, yes or no? It’s more of a tricky yes, no blend ‘YNESO…MORE
Nicholas Humphrey: Powers of the Subconscious
[10:34] How significant is the subconscious? Though Freudian psychology is mostly discredited, most of our mental ac…MORE
David Eagleman: Can we create new senses for humans?
[20:38] As humans, we can perceive less than a ten-trillionth of all light waves. “Our experience of reality,” say…MORE
David Eagleman: The Brain and The Law
[34:16] It’s still very much a work in progress trying to unravel the paradox of free will. There’s so many …MORE
Steven Pinker: The Origins of Language, Reason & Violence
[1:25:44] Steven Pinker in conversation with Tyler discusses the origins of language, reason & of violence. [Vid…MORE
Dean Buonomano: Consciousness Is a Narrative Created by Your Unconscious Mind
[4:19] American neuroscientist Dean Buonomano believes that your brain might be processing the world around you in a t…MORE
Michael Shermer: Why Skepticism Is the Right Approach to the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia
[7:55] Bear with us for a second, but do you know the Belinda Carlisle song “Heaven is a Place on Earth”? It&…MORE
V.S. Ramachandran: Fending off faith based claims with too much class!
[1:13:54] V. Ramachandran is considered one of the foremost neuroscientist in the world. He has made numerous path-br…MORE
Giulio Tononi on Consciousness
[20:28] [Video and text source: FQXi YouTube channel]…MORE
Christof Koch: Can Consciousness be Non-Biological?
[6:07] If consciousness is 100% physical, we would have to conclude that the same kind of consciousness that we experie…MORE