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Why Study Consciousness?

Why Study Consciousness?

Why are top scientists increasingly interested in researching human consciousness? Because the quest to solve the puzzle of human consciousness – the very essence of our being – is one of the great problems of modern science. For 2000 years, the questions...
Into The Gray Zone

Into The Gray Zone

In this startling and thought‐provoking talk, Owen reveals his controversial, groundbreaking work with patients whose brains were previously thought vegetative or non‐responsive but turn out—in up to 20 percent of cases—to be vibrantly alive, existing in the “Gray...
2012 Tom Slick Research Awards in Consciousness

2012 Tom Slick Research Awards in Consciousness

The winners of the 2012 Tom Slick Research Awards in Consciousness, celebrating innovative research focused on the mind, brain and human consciousness, were recently announced by the MSF. This year’s researchers were from Indiana University and Universite de...

Steven Laureys takes a clinical look at consciousness

What’s happening in the brains of severely brain injured patients? Steven Laureys wants to know. He’s done groundbreaking work in identifying the “minimally conscious” state, as differentiated from vegetative states. This has profound...

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