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The Haunters of the Machine

Ben Thomas | Posted 10.03.2012 | Science
Ben Thomas

In study after study, researchers have discovered clear signs of active consciousness in dozens of vegetative patients. A 2009 study found that 40 percent of patients diagnosed as vegetative are at least somewhat conscious.

Why the "Right Brain" Idea is Wrong-Headed

Joseph LeDoux | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph LeDoux

Talking about the right brain as the way of the future is a step backwards to a time when intuitive impressions about the brain were all we had.