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Going Left (or right, depending on how you think of it)

 FYI, this is not a political post. It’s about which hand I use to color and write. It’s about going ambidextrous and seeing what my brain does with that. 2,001 more words

What The Split Brain Reveals About The Nature Of Consciousness

“Conscious experience is at once the most familiar thing in the world and the most mysterious. There is nothing we know about more directly than consciousness, but it is far from clear how to reconcile it with everything else we know.” 3,418 more words


Finding the self: does science has something to say?

When we start discussing about ideas still so dividing and controversial, we usually begin by wandering through philosophical realms before science is capable of providing us with stronger arguments. 1,336 more words


Split Brains and the Self

Who are you?

To answer this question, you may think of your preferences, family, career, key memories from your life. You might even think of your favorite band. 536 more words


GRE vocab and theories of consciousness

It’s safe to say that I’m a lover of words.

Pretty much every self-appointed intellectual says that nowadays, though, so perhaps there’s not a lot of salt to that statement. 1,126 more words

Two brains in one head?: The story of the split-brain phenomenon

[En español]

Are you left-brained or right-brained?  Are you the hard-working, problem-solving, number-loving, office dweller?  Or the creative, passionate, playful, day-dreaming artist?  These images often made me rather livid as a science-inclined child because obviously I wanted to identify with the half of the brain spewing swirls of bright colors rather than the one depicting darkened cubicles or esoteric math equations.   1,588 more words