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Brain Fields, Complexity, and Consciousness

Complexity science provides a means to measure consciousness in coma and semi-conscious patients.
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Does the Brain Create the Mind? Speculation on Consciousness

What can science tell us about the hard problem, finding the origins of consciousness?
Paul Nunez

What Makes the Human Brain “Human?” Part 2

How do “small world” connections contribute to brain complexity and a healthy mind?
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What Makes the Human Brain “Human?” Part 1

A quick introduction to some possible anatomical underpinnings of higher consciousness in humans and other animals.

Brain Dynamic Patterns and the Mind

The mystery of consciousness is approached from several materialistic or dualistic perspectives. Brain activity patterns play a critical role; could the patterns be fractals?

Are Some Scientists Serious About Denying Free Will?

A brief look at the issues of consciousness and free will.
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Could a Zombie Be Elected President?

Can philosophical zombies tell us something about the deep mystery of consciousness?
Paul Nunez

Is the Brain More Than the Sum of Its Parts?

Emergence: How can a brain be more that just a bunch of interacting nerve cells?
Paul Nunez

The New Science of Consciousness

What can complexity science tell us about consciousness?