Posts Tagged ‘human consciousness’
 
 
 
brain networks
 
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cool runnings 61 title
cool runnings 61 title

AD-ENM server: computing with elastic network models

        http://enm.lobos.nih.gov/ Modelers run into trouble when very high degree of freedom models need to be calculated. Not many of us have supercomputers to use, or even access to one. So theoreticians a...
 
abnormal psych
 
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cool runnings 38 premier picture
cool runnings 38 premier picture

See cartoons: The new New Yorker science site

  Dramatic pictures and funny cartoons! Serious science and trending technology! Snappy editing and peppy prose! How would you pitch such a thing? Like combining National Geographic, Scientific American and The New Yorker ...
 
altered states
 
cool runnings 49 nasruddin
cool runnings 49 nasruddin
cool runnings 49 nasruddin

Mental physics

                          Mullah Nasruddin embodies the way of the wise fool to which one aspires  with increasing maturity: One day, people saw Mullah Nasruddin...

 
altered states
 
cool runnings 41 peter hankin
cool runnings 41 peter hankin
cool runnings 41 peter hankin

If the conscious self is an illusion – who is it that’s being fooled?

This weblog – http://www.consciousentities.com/ – authored by Peter Hankins started as an attempt to quickly dispense with the problems that others were having with consciousness – a few pithy, essays, world enlig...
 
abnormal psych
 
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What I did on my summer vacation: mind hacks

When faced with a huge task, a truly humungous task which stretches out over the horizon and with no sensible timely end – bailing out the ever-expanding oceans with a tea spoon is a commonly thought of example – it’s...
 
abnormal psych
 
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cool runnings 35 1
cool runnings 35 1

Will what is missing solve consciousness?

              In the world of scientific discovery and entrepaneurship, scholars often seem like the homeless of the institutional world. Yet in the midden of overwhelming masses of informatio...

 
altered states
 
cool runnings walter freeman
cool runnings walter freeman
cool runnings walter freeman

Walter Freeman and the Order of William James

The Society for Mind Brain Sciences aims to quicken public and scientific interest in consciousness science. It is worth recalling that in the United States consciousness science was among the earliest topics considered in the ...
 
abnormal psych
 
TED Talks
TED Talks
TED Talks

Technology, Entertainment, Design Talks

TED Talks Has anyone not heard of TED Talks? Apparently, because I still often find people who respond to mention of TED Talks in a way that reminds me of the old joke about medical students: Why do medical students have hunche...
 
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random walk
random walk
random walk

Entropy, order parameters, and complexity

  The exponential growth of the internet makes the role of technical books, and especially textbooks, problematical for both the shelf-life of the information they convey and for their cost. James Sethna,  Professor of Ph...