“The human brain contains over 100 billion neurons, and roughly 1 quintillion synapses. But how did it all get started? How did the first nervous systems, the first brains evolve? How did a bunch of simple cells evolve into a biological computer?”
Posts Tagged ‘Neuroscience’
“Listen closely — Marvin Minsky’s arch, eclectic, charmingly offhand talk on health, overpopulation and the human mind is packed with subtlety: wit, wisdom and just an ounce of wily, is-he-joking? advice.”
Dr. V.S. Ramachandran is a well-known neurologist. He is currently the Director of the Center for Brain and Cognition, as well as a professor in the Psychology Department and Neurosciences Program at the University of California, San Diego.
An interview with Australian philosopher and professor David Chalmers discussing his theory of consciousness, the hard problem, and the explanatory gap.