Understanding the brain

Can we ever understand the brain?

Why this question is essentially equivalent to the mind-body problem and what we can learn about it from philosophy, machine learning and even mathematics. Continue reading Can we ever understand the brain?

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On the Neuropsychology of the Unconscious

“I totally followed through with my New Year’s resolutions!” – said no one ever “This year I’m gonna do it! I will stop procrastinating and start exercising. I will eat healthier and do my paperwork on time.” We all have put demands on our future selves at one point or another in our lives, often around December 31st and many a time fallen back into … Continue reading On the Neuropsychology of the Unconscious