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26 Quotes By Jean-Paul Sartre To Help You Through Your Next Existential Crisis

Hey, an existential crisis creeping in again?<p>No worries, Jean-Paul Sartre’s got some words of wisdom for you. Taking him advice might be good because …

Why we need to create AI that thinks in ways that we can’t even imagine

<i>Sacha Vega/TED</i><p>We usually think of AI as faster and better versions of human brains, but if we want technology to progress by leads and bounds, we …

Scientists Have an Experiment to See If the Human Mind Is Bound to the Physical World

Spooky Action<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a “spooky action at a …

Quantum Physics

Why You Feel the Urge to Jump - Issue 46: Balance

Have you ever stood in a high place and felt the urge to jump? Judith Dancoff did one beautiful, clear day on Deception Pass Bridge, a narrow …

Our things, ourselves

Be it the haunting immediacy of a photo collection, or the emotional pull of a memento, everyone is curator of our own little dioramas of our tastes, aspirations and experiences. Why, as Jean-Paul Sartre would put it, 'to have' is as essential as 'to be'<p>It's now modern – at least for those of us in …

Redemption of Existence

By James Lello.Peter Gordon, <i>Adorno and Existence</i> (Harvard University Press, 2016) In the winter of 1923, Siegfried Kracauer sent a letter to Leo …

A Top Mathematician Dives Into the Mysteries of Time, Chaos, and Consciousness | Heleo

“What gets me up in the morning to wrestle with problems is the fact that I don’t know the answer. That’s what excites me.”<p><b>Marcus du Sautoy</b> is the …

Mind control brain implants are real. Don't be scared — they could do a lot of good.

The idea of a microchip controlling the human brain might sound dark and dystopian, but these brain implants are more likely to promise a future …

Why the Universe Is Probably a Computer Program

<b>Joscha Bach:</b> Could we be living in a simulation? I think that is related first of all to the question of what we mean by a simulation. If the …

Microscopy

How to Imagine Consciousness

In response to:<p><i>Is Consciousness an Illusion?</i> from the March 9, 2017 issue<p><i>To the Editors</i>:<p>Thomas Nagel’s review of <i>From Bacteria to Bach and Back</i> [<i>NYR</i>, …

Cognitive scientist explains why perceiving a false reality is beneficial

There are many wrong ways to sense the world around you, and one of them is the best way to ensure your survival. Amanda Gefter of <i>Quanta Magazine</i> …

Quantum experiment could test if human consciousness is material or immaterial

Is there more to the mind than just classical physics?<p>The moment that the philosopher René Descartes first considered that famous phrase, "I think, …

Scientists Discover a Higher State of Consciousness

Neuroscientists from the University of Sussex made a pretty neat discovery as they claim to have just found evidence of a higher state of …

Researchers Grow Brain Cells on a Chip

Nanowire scaffold could act as a brain prosthetic where neurons grow and form connections Photo: Stuart Hay/ANUEvery human thought starts with a …

Classical music makes shoppers buy more. Gentle tunes can cure insomnia. How? Writer, composer and science lecturer John Powell explains<p>Like many music lovers I’ve always had a fascination withthe emotional power. How can a combination of sounds make all the hairs on your arms stand on end, or make …

Breast Feeding

Our Consciousness Is Just an Illusion, Scientists Say

In an infamous memo written in 1965, the philosopher Hubert Dreyfus stated that humans would always beat computers at chess because machines lacked …