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BBC4’s “In Our Time”: Discussion on Free Will

In a BBC broadcast,  Melvyn Bragg and his guests Simon Blackburn, Helen Beebee, and Galen Strawson discuss the philosophical idea of free will. From the broadcast description: “Free will – the extent to which we ...
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Consciousness and Cognition: Table of Contents March 2011

The March issue of Consciousness and Cognition is available online. Volume 20, Issue 1, pp.1-172 Special issue: Brain and Self: Bridging the Gap _________________________________________ _____________________ __________________...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Can Someone in a Vegetative State Communicate?

In this short video (about 4 mins) from the New York Times, David Corcoran discusses evidence from an fMRI study that suggests that people in a vegetative state can communicate thoughts.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Can Someone in a Vegetative State Communicate Thoughts?

In this short video (about 4 mins) from the New York Times, David Corcoran discusses evidence from an fMRI study that suggests that people in a vegetative state can communicate thoughts.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Can You Beat a Computer at Paper-Scissors-Rock?

To see if you can outwit a computer at Paper-Scissors-Rock, check out this interactive feature in the New York Times. The feature demonstrates basic artificial intelligence, and allows you to play against the computer at two di...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Can You Beat a Computer at Paper-Scissors-Rock?

To see if you can outwit a computer at Paper-Scissors-Rock, check out this interactive feature in the New York Times. The feature demonstrates basic artificial intelligence, and allows you to play against the computer at two di...