How often do you daydream? One in five? Or is it half your day? Additionally, researchers have done a lot of studies about daydreaming, and most of us lose track of time thinking about something else. In fact, we're not in control for two-thirds of our conscious lifetime
Neuroscientist Thomas Metz
Could We One Day Find a Way to Measure Consciousness?
Well, we already have.
Scientists at the University of Milan have developed a new way to measure consciousness in a patient. In a recent paper, they've created a way to predict whether a patient is awake or asleep by measuring the pattern of brainwave activity. The technique, called perturbational c
The Existence of Consciousness
Consciousness is an intangible, immaterial aspect of human life. Therefore, it makes sense to ascribe consciousness to all of humanity. But can we argue with any certainty that, say, a fruit fly is conscious?
Scientists have major disagreements on this point. Neuroscientist Anil Seth feels it’s ina