Is Consciousness a “Controlled Brain Hallucination”?
Anil Seth explains away consciousness away using fashionable terms like that. As a pediatric neurosurgeon, I know from clinical experience that he is wrong.
Yes, Brains — Like Computers — Have a Low-Power Mode
Sure they do. It makes a lot of sense to conserve power when food supplies are low.
Can Self-Organization Theory Account for Consciousness?
One difficulty is that many humans produce a “self” with split brains, a brain missing key components, or half a brain. That’s not consistent with materialism.
How Brains Use Data Compression to Get Things Right
A recent experiment with mice showed data compression at work when the mice were making decisions about how to get a reward.
Engineering-Based Models Better Explain the Pattern of Nature than Does Common Ancestry
Eyes with lenses are believed to have evolved independently multiple times, but all evolutionary scenarios face insurmountable barriers.