Author: Denyse O'Leary
Near-Death Research Slowly Fills in the Picture
When an 87-year-old man was having his brain scanned, he died — unexpectedly — of a heart attack. So, the scan recorded his unanticipated final brain activity.
Is Life After Death Incompatible with Physics?
In 2011, Sean Carroll wrote an essay on why — from a science perspective — our minds must be extinguished at death
New Brain Research Supports Free Will
Researchers, altering Libet’s classical experiment, found that human brains show no “readiness potential” when a decision is important.
New Claim: Tyrannosaur Was as Smart as a Monkey
One researcher argues that, based on bird studies, the huge predators may have had many more brain cells than we have supposed.
Possible Cave “Proto-Writing” Challenges Slow Evolution of Human Consciousness
London-based wood carving conservator Ben Bacon has, with academic colleagues, shaken up Ice Age paleontology.