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The Ravenous Brain
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The Movie in Your Mind
Christof Koch, Ph.D.
California Institute of Technology
What is the
material basis basis of conscious awareness?
For the past 20 years, Christof Koch, Ph.D., has sought to explain how the vivid impressions of our sensory experience are generated by the interactions of networks of neurons that embody our minds. In his May 2009 presentation for the Mind Science Foundation, Dr. Koch presents a lively overview of his scientific research program aimed at discovering the answer to one of the great scientific questions of our time.
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The Mind Science Foundation is a 501 (c) (3) private operating foundation established by visionary philanthropist Thomas Baker Slick in 1958 to study the unexplored potential of the human mind. Our annual memberships support scientific research and educational programs focused on enhancing our understanding of human consciousness in order to improve the condition of humankind. Membership includes free admission to the Distinguished Speakers Series lectures and other exciting events hosted by the Mind Science Foundation.
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