Uploaded by JamesRandiFoundation on Jan 9, 2012
Steven Novella, M.D. (now a Senior Fellow with the JREF) talks about neuroscience and the nature of consciousness at The Amaz!ng Meeting 6.
What is consciousness? What is it we do inside when we regain it after sleep?
In this talk, a neuroscientist offers a tantalizing look at the processes used by the brain to generate our subjective awareness of self.
A good take-down of the myths of pop neuroscience, like the spurious claims concerning our right and left brain hemispheres — what’s true and what’s not.
A neuroeconomist puts forth his case that a single molecule, the neurochemical oxytocin, underlies our desire to act as moral agents, trust each other, and enable us to live in an increasingly global civilization.