Thu May 30, 2013 8:00pm EDT —
Thu May 30, 2013 9:30pm EDT
Featuring: Terry Moran, Mélanie Boly, Christof Koch, Colin McGinn, Nicholas Schiff
It’s an old question: what is consciousness? Today, sophisticated brain imaging technologies, clinical studies, as well as the newfound ability to listen to the whisper of even an individual nerve cell, are bringing scientists closer than ever to the neurobiological basis of consciousness. Join some of the world’s leading researchers who are primed to determine if Homo sapiens are the only conscious species, if consciousness lives only within our brain or also outside of it, and ultimately, the fundamental biochemical processes underlying the life of the mind.