In 2011, Sean Carroll wrote an essay on why — from a science perspective — our minds must be extinguished at death
Researchers, altering Libet’s classical experiment, found that human brains show no “readiness potential” when a decision is important.
Neuroimaging and mathematics showed that a simple Stop! signal in the brain would not allow a mouse to stop as quickly as it in fact did.
An enterprising electrical engineer, Payton Pearson, thinks it can be done. There are reasons for doubt.
Annaka Harris, neuroscience and physics writer, starts by casting doubt on human consciousness.