Science

The Collective Development of Scientific Methods

From exoplanet astronomy to the study of consciousness, seeing is believing By Georgeann Sack “Looking out of an observatory in Vicuna, Chile.” By DC_Colombia. Exoplanet astronomers analyze data from telescopes to create visual representations...

Epigenetics: Above and Beyond Genetic Determinism

By Ben Callif Conscious choice and individual experience have a role to play in the progression of evolution and the emergence of new species For those visual learners among you (or those of you who don’t want to read 3,000+ words), here’s a video...

Looking Where You Want to Go

by Ted D. Wade By Ted Wade How the conscious mind steers the unconscious Psychology has always made a big deal of the obvious. One such enthusiasm of recent decades was dual process theory (this actually got a Nobel, though it was in...

Call for a Tangible Model of Consciousness

By Georgeann Sack We understand what we can touch There are two types of scientific advancement—facts and theory. One provides more information and the other synthesizes existing information into a comprehensive theoretical framework. It is the...

Why You Are Mostly Unconscious

By Ted Wade You can’t tell an elephant what to do. Source: Ted D. Wade William James said (1892) we have a “stream of consciousness.” One thought after another. Research agrees that what you think changes rapidly, but you can’t focus your...

Mountains and Minds

By Georgeann Sack Eureka Dunes and surroundings, panoramic photo by Georgeann Sack. Can geological processes inform us about consciousness? While visiting Eureka Dunes I had a eureka moment. I am meant to study consciousness, and to help others...