Tag: neuroscience

Consciousness and the Foundations of Physics by Roger Penrose

Consciousness and the Foundations of Physics by Roger Penrose

| May 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Sir Roger Penrose, besides being a sir and likely the only person in this universe, who still uses an overhead projector, is a great mathematical physicist. He has a long list of achievements under his belt, but the focus of this lecture is one of the most controversial fields of interest in modern physics and […]

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Freeman Dyson: Are Brains Analogue or Digital?

Freeman Dyson: Are Brains Analogue or Digital?

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

In this video Prof Freeman Dyson, one of the greatest living theoretical physicists, talks about the peculiarities of the brain.  In particular, Dyson will give his views on the two systems for processing information — the genome and the brain. The genome, according to Prof Dyson, is digital, in a sense that we can transcribe our […]

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Michio Kaku: The Future of the Mind

Michio Kaku: The Future of the Mind

| May 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

The most recent book by the best-selling author Michio Kaku is “The Future of the Mind“, which delves into the mysteries of the human mind by focusing on the modern research done the fields of neuroscience and physics. Even 50 years ago the exotic subject of the inner workings of the human mind was mostly reserved for […]

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The Brain That Changes Itself

The Brain That Changes Itself

| May 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

“The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science” is the full name of the book, and, as you might guess from the title, it’s another interesting book about neuroscience. To be more precise it’s about a relatively new branch of science called neuroplasticity, which is overthrowing the centuries-old […]

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Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind

Phantoms in the Brain: Probing the Mysteries of the Human Mind

| May 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

“Phantoms in the Brain” is a popular science book by V.S. Ramachandran and Sandra Blakeslee about the human mind and its mysteries. I don’t know about you but for me neuroscience is a very interesting topic. Just recently I’ve read about a rather curious fact that bilingual people unconsciously change personalities as they speak different languages. Similar […]

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