Tag Archives: Self

Damasio’s theory of consciousness

Antonio Damasio is a neuroscientist and neurologist who has published a number of theories about how the brain and mind work.  Unlike many theories of mind, his are thoroughly grounded in neuroanatomy. Central to Damasio’s theory of consciousness is the … Continue reading

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The psychology of your future self

Somewhat related to Zach Weiner’s cartoon on our continuing death, this TED talk looks at how transitory the self actually is.  We seem to have no problem recognizing our transitory our self from ten years ago was, but not how … Continue reading

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