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Secrets of the Mind: with Roger Penrose, Iain McGilchrist, and Nicholas Humphrey

We have no explanation of consciousness. Yet from the origins of life to the workings of the atom, science has provided answers when none were thought possible.  Might we be about to crack consciousness as well?  An impossible fantasy or an exciting adventure for mankind? Watch Secrets of the Mind.

The Panel: Joanna Kavenna asks eminent physicist Roger Penrose, Master and His Emissary author Iain McGilchrist, and evolutionary psychologist Nicholas Humphrey to explain the all-seeing ‘I’.

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2 comments on “Secrets of the Mind: with Roger Penrose, Iain McGilchrist, and Nicholas Humphrey

  1. sealbinson
    November 4, 2014

    Reblogged this on Susan Albinson.

  2. Dave
    November 5, 2014

    I read McGilchrist’s, “The Master and his Emissary” back in 2013. It was a great read. Not that it was easy, but that was a delightful reframing of an old problem that I figure we are nowhere close to finishing out.

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