Category Archives: Brain size

Brain As Emulator

I can’t remember how I first came across Robert Pepperell’s Consciousness as a Physical Process Caused by the Organization of Energy in the Brain. At the time, I remember the paper struck me as interesting and made some good points … Continue reading

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Evolution, Learning, and Uncertainty

A question that has puzzled me is the one of the evolutionary reasons for consciousness. I’m speaking loosely here. Evolution doesn’t really have reasons. Changes happen in organisms because the changes in the long run bestow some advantage (or at … Continue reading

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EM Fields and Consciousness

If consciousness is in some way physical, what exactly composes it? The widely discussed theories today seem to fall into one of two categories: Consciousness is information processing in one form or another. (CIP) Consciousness is composed of or created … Continue reading

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