New York Times Bestseller

As accessible and enlightening as Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, this mind-expanding dive into the mystery of consciousness is an illuminating meditation on the self, free will, and felt experience.

CONSCIOUS offers the clearest, most compelling explanation that I’ve seen of consciousness. If you’ve ever wondered how you have the capacity to wonder, some fascinating insights await you in these pages.”

ADAM GRANT, New York Times bestselling AUTHOR OF ORIGINALS

“Wild ideas are on the table—you’ll come away with an appreciation of the major conflicts and the high stakes that come with any attempt to understand how consciousness really works.”

Sean Carroll, theoretical physicist and AUTHOR OF
The Big Picture

"There is a profound intellectual adventure awaiting the reader of this exquisite book."

Rebecca Goldstein, author of Plato at the Googleplex

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“In this gem of a book, Annaka Harris tackles consciousness controversies with incisive rigor and clarity, in a style that’s accessible and captivating.”

PROF. MAX TEGMARK, AUTHOR OF New York Times bestseller
LIFE 3.0: Being HUMAN IN THE AGE OF Artificial intelligence


My Interview for the Singularity Podcast

Singularity University Radio, #6
It was an honor to be one of Steve Parton’s first guests on this excellent podcast by the Singularity University!

Click here to listen to the interview

New Guided Meditation for Children—Soothing Uncomfortable Feelings

I have a NEW children’s meditation in the Waking Up app, “Soothing Uncomfortable Feelings.” Before using this meditation with your kids, make sure to read my notes about it in the “Tips and Variations” section at the bottom of the children’s meditations page HERE.