Category Archives: Consciousness

Rubber Hands

This is tough to see when some completely accepted bit of science seems to be in error. Apparently the Rubber Hand Illusion experiment may have been wildly misinterpreted. In the illusion synchronous brush strokes on a participant’s concealed hand and … Continue reading

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Does Science Need Metaphysics?

I’m going to say no, but let me explain before any philosophers (armchair or otherwise) jump on my answer. Metaphysics is philosophy.  Science is, well, science. At one time, these two fields were not far apart. It could be argued … Continue reading

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McFadden’s EM Field Theory: Part II

This is the second part of two posts on a paper by Johnjoe McFadden Synchronous Firing and Its Influence on the Brain’s Electromagnetic Field Evidence for an Electromagnetic Field Theory of Consciousness. The paper provides an overview of McFadden’s EM … Continue reading

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