Science as We Know It Can’t Explain Consciousness – Yet

One day we will have a science of consciousness, but it won’t be science as we know it today. By Dr. Philip GoffAssistant Professor of PhilosophyDurham University Seeking Alternatives Explaining how something as complex as consciousness can emerge from a grey, jelly-like lump of tissue in the head is arguably the greatest scientific challenge of[…]

Jab over Java: How Brain Scientists Think about Consciousness

Exploring how neurologists and neuroscientists study and view the conscious mind. A Presentation by Closer to TruthYouTube Is consciousness a scientific problem to be solved? Or a philosophical problem that will remain a mystery? What do scientists who study the brain think? And why do they think the way they do? These leading brain scientists[…]

MUM’s the Word: The Science of Consciousness and a Minimal Unifying Model

Minimal unifying models characterize widely accepted, necessary properties of most conscious experiences. By Dr. Wanja WieseInstitute for PhilosophyRuhr-Universität Bochum Note: This is not a guest post. It is a republication of a scientific article published under a Creative Commons license (see bottom of post) for the journal Neuroscience of Consciousness 1:2020 (niaa013). under the title[…]