Brain Waves, Transcendental Fields, and Techniques of Thought

Exploring the ‘half-second delay’ between the reception of sensory material and conscious interpretation of it. By Dr. William E. ConnollyKrieger-Eisenhower Professor of Political TheoryJohns Hopkins University Introduction Now I say that mind and anima are held in union with the other, and form of themselves a single nature, but that the head, as it were,[…]

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[…]

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[…]