That slab of meat in your skull - a 3-pound walnut of wetware -
somehow puts the you in you. Nobody really
knows how. Philosophers
since Plato have pondered the issue. And probing the relationship
between mind and body[brain]
was the central goal of Psychology until behaviorists closed
the door on
mind in the early 20th century
and focused on observable actions.
But only recently have scientists
tried to tackle consciousness, spurred
by new tools like functional
MRI and PET scans that can augment
traditional clinical research by showing brain
Some philosophers still argue that consciousness
is too subjective to explain, or
that it is the irreducible result of matter organized in
a specific way...But scientists live to reduce
the seemingly irreducible, and sentimentality and the supernatural
is off-limits in the lab. Understanding
would mean finding the biophysical mechanisms that generate it... Somewhere
your eyes, that meat[BRAIN]
the mind. Of
course, science is limited to the physical world. If consciousess
is something "supernatural"
then science would be unable toExplain
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& SubConscious Brain...
Brain Never Sleeps...
... Mind is UnConscious,
Mind is SemiConscious,
IT'S BRAIN Talking...
Some Psychiatrists often say: "Paranoid(!!)"