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Getting Real About Brain Science: A Challenge to the Current Model (Part 2)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

By Deepak Chopra, M.D.; Bernardo Kastrup, Ph.D.; Menas C. Kafatos, Ph.D.; and Rudolph Tanzi, Ph.D. Brain research could someday hit a dead end if we ...

Consciousness and Other Stories -- the Making of a Thriller, Part III

Bill DeSmedt | Posted 08.09.2014 | Books
Bill DeSmedt

The problem with thinking and talking about conscious experience is that, given how totally immersed we are in and by it, it's hard to gain any perspective on it. Might as well ask a fish about its experience of water. But let's give it a try.

Why Robots Don't Love Music

Deepak Chopra | Posted 06.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Music points to a truth that science isn't set up to accept: that music is a function of the mind. The brain processes what the mind desires to hear. When a person likes or dislikes music, the mind makes that decision, not the pleasure-pain centers in the brain.

From Quanta to Qualia: The Mystery of Reality (Part 4)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 01.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

A breakthrough has occurred in explaining our universe that hasn't yet become mainstream: the concept of a living cosmos that didn't need to evolve to produce life on Earth. Rather, all the elements of life were already present but didn't become apparent until humans developed self-aware minds.

From Quanta to Qualia: The Mystery of Reality (Part 3)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 12.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

We are used to the materialistic bias that puts "out there" separate from and ahead of "in here." Yet all experience is made of qualia, and that includes time and space. They do not exist independently of the mind that perceives them.

The Temple of Doom Halloween Party, Family Day At Newseum, Marine Corps Marathon: HuffPost DC Top 5 For October 26, 27, 28

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 10.26.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26 1. Brightest Young Things & The Temple of Doom At The Sphinx Club Have you ever partied at The Sphinx Club? Did you k...

From Quanta to Qualia: The Mystery of Reality (Part 2)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 12.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

In their pursuit of a Theory of Everything, the holy grail of modern physics, scientists neglected a Theory of Me, an explanation for why each of us matters. That, in a nutshell, is what's at stake.

From Quanta to Qualia: The Mystery of Reality (Part 1)

Deepak Chopra | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

Most scientists go about their profession as if the classical world were indeed an accepted reality. They do science at a level far grosser than the quantum domain, on the assumption that quantum behavior is confined to the microscopic world. But the usefulness of a reliable, fixed physical world is at bottom invalid.

Understanding Color Perception: Is Your 'Red' The Same As My 'Red?'

Mark Changizi, Ph.D. | Posted 12.02.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Changizi, Ph.D.

How do we know that your "red" looks the same as my "red"? For all we know, your "red" looks like my "blue." In fact, for all we know your "red" looks nothing like any of my colors at all.

How we manifest the universe

Deepak Chopra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Deepak Chopra

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