The origin of self-referential cognition is unknown, say a trio of researchers who call it “biology’s most profound enigma.”
“Convergent evolution” is not a process. It is a post-hoc observation based on evolutionary assumptions.
An enterprising electrical engineer, Payton Pearson, thinks it can be done. There are reasons for doubt.
The Saturday Morning Lectures series recently featured an excellent presentation by Dr. David Sivak.
Two theorists have created a stir in evolutionary circles, claiming that Darwinian phylogeny efforts (tree-building) cannot be constrained to one “best” answer.