The Building Blocks of Consciousness

How neuroscience and evolution can explain consciousness

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The questions

How does the brain produce consciousness?

I would define consciousness as the property of our mind by which we are aware of our surroundings, body sensations, and what we are doing. It also tells us that we exist as minds that have…



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Hermes Solenzol

Hermes Solenzol

UCLA professor. Neuroscientist doing research on pain. Writes about science, philosophy, politics and kinky sex.