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Science of Consciousness

Here is the follow up to an earlier post on The Royal Institution event: presentations discussion

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Child Brain Development

Neuron is offering free access to this issue until Oct 8.

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How to Train the Aging Brain

Here’s an article from the New York Times The brain, as it traverses middle age, gets better at recognizing the central idea, the big picture. If kept in good shape,…

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The Extended Mind Revisited

Here’s a rare treat to hear David Chalmers on the extended mind – typically, it’s been his co-author Andy Clark who has been exploring this idea in great detail. Here…

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Robotic pet

Meet Paro. He’s a robotic seal developed by Japanese researchers to help dementia patients feel that they have companionship and a feeling of security, without the responsibilities of a living pet….

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Charlie Rose in conversation with V.S. Ramachandran

V.S. is always good value for money – his enthusiasm is palpable. Click photo to view video.

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V. S. Ramachandran

  Speaking of homuncularity there is a nice profile of V. S. Ramachandran in the latest issue of The New Yorker (sorry it’s by subscription only). It’s a far superior piece…

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