Computer scientist and philosopher Bernardo Kastrup argues that evolution deals with things that can be measured quantitatively but consciousness cannot be quantified.
Source: Bernardo Kastrup: Consciousness cannot have evolved | Mind Matters
A new paper argues the condition now known as “dissociative identity disorder” might help us understand the fundamental nature of reality
Source: Could Multiple Personality Disorder Explain Life, the Universe and Everything? – Scientific American Blog Network
Philosopher Philip Goff answers questions about “panpsychism”
Source: Does Consciousness Pervade the Universe? – Scientific American
Consciousness is a slippery concept but the two prominent theories make different predictions as to which part of the brain will become active when a person becomes aware of an image; thus they can be tested by neuroscientists.
Source: Quest for Consciousness: A Historic Contest Is Announced | Mind Matters
The question of how the brain gives rise to subjective experience is the hardest of all. Mathematicians think they can help, but their first attempts have thrown up some eye-popping conclusions
Source: Is the universe conscious? It seems impossible until you do the maths | New Scientist
>We will comment on this essay in several places, including redfortyeight blog…Let’s first note that ‘consciousness’ in not uniform and is often distinguished from ‘…
Source: Mindmatters:Why Is Science Growing Comfortable with Panpsychism (“Everything Is Conscious”)? – The Gurdjieff Con
A recent article at New Scientist treats panpsychism as a serious idea in science. That’s thanks to the growing popularity of neuroscientist Giulio Tonioni’s Integrated Information Theory (IIT), which offers the opportunity for mathematical modeling, along with the implication that inanimate matter
Source: Why Is Science Growing Comfortable with Panpsychism (“Everything Is Conscious”)? | Mind Matters
A guide to making sense of a problem that is now too big for any one person to fully comprehend
Source: The Pandemic Doesn’t Have to Be This Confusing – The Atlantic