The origin of self-referential cognition is unknown, say a trio of researchers who call it “biology’s most profound enigma.”
As an undergraduate at UC San Diego, I attended a seminar taught by Stanley Miller, the famous chemist who put origin-of-life research on the map.
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.
A study in the premier science journal notes the long term falling off of truly original findings, as opposed to endless citations of others’ findings.