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What’s It Like to Be an Octopus?
They have more neurons in their arms than their head, can squeeze through holes, and get into all sorts of mischief. What’s a philosopher to do?
philosophy of science
A Few Reasons Science Is Afraid of Animal Consciousness
Or: Does a duckling think?
What Is the Speed of Thought?
It takes half a second for sensory information to be incorporated into conscious experience. So, in a sense, the future has already happened.
The Trippy Theory of Consciousness at the Heart of
Just in case you’ve ever questioned the nature of
Rejection Doesn’t Hurt So Bad When You’re on Shrooms
Psilocybin – the psychedelic compound in magic mushrooms – could one day help treat people with social anxiety.
Olivia Wilde Hired to Be a Conscious Person
H&M’s Conscious Ambassador.
What Near-Death Experiences Can Teach Us About Consciousness
New research might alter our understanding of death.
The Test for Self-awareness in Animals Might Not Be Sensitive Enough
Macaques demonstrate their self-awareness by touching their genitals in a mirror.