Guest Post: Watching The Movie Of Our Life
An excerpt from The Mind’s Past, by Michael Gazzaniga
Starting in the mid-1950’s, although not publishing his results until the mid-1960’s, Benjamin Libet tweaked the scientific world with the question, “How long must a stimulus occur before we become conscious of it?”…
I Wonder Preview
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25 Gifs That Teach You Math Concepts Better Than Your Teacher Did
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Guest Post: What Is It Like To Be A Thermostat?
An excerpt from The Conscious Mind, by David Chalmers
… if experience is truly a fundamental property, it seems natural for it to be widespread. Certainly all the other fundamental properties that we know about occur even in simple systems, and throughout the universe…
I Wonder FAQ
Here are my answers to frequently asked questions about I Wonder.
You say that you wrote “I Wonder” for adults as well as children. Can you explain more about why?
Busy Life Meditation: A Guest Post By Joseph Goldstein
If it’s hard for you to find time to meditate because you have young children or a demanding schedule, this is a wonderful solution!
Busy Life, No Self
By Joseph Goldstein
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My Favorite 2013 TED Talks #9
This talk is like I Wonder for grownups!
The Pursuit of Ignorance
By Stuart Firestein
Guest Post: The User Illusion
An Excerpt from The User Illusion: Cutting Consciousness Down To Size
By Tor Norretranders
The fact is that every single second, millions of bits of information flood in through our senses. But our consciousness processes only perhaps forty bits a second – at most. Millions and millions of bits are condensed to a conscious experience that contains practically no information at all…
What Is A Field?
Contributing editor to Scientific American Magazine, George Musser, explains how physicists think about the universe using the fundamental concept of “the field”.
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Between The Folds
I just saw this wonderful documentary. Somehow I missed it when it released in 2008… For those of you who haven’t seen it, I highly recommend it!
Between The Folds
My Favorite 2013 TED Talks #5
The Invisible Man
By Liu Bolin