Jul 11, 2015-- Thomas Huxley once proclaimed that the fact that human consciousness results from something as mundane as irritating nervous tissue is as mysterious as the fact that a genie appears after Aladdin rubs his lamp. Professor of Cognitive Science, Donald Hoffman, believes that we have been unable to understand the mystery of consciousness not because we are incapable of comprehending it, but because we have simply made one important and false assumption. Enjoy this TED talk to learn what that assumption is, why it is false, and how Professor Hoffman believes we can fix it. (18301 reads)
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