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Constructing Consciousness


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What is consciousness? This primal question has occupied humanity since we gained the language to ask it. In his new book "Self Comes to Mind: Constructing the Conscious Brain," Antonio Damasio investigates how new discoveries in neuroscience can shed light on the evolution and emergence of the conscious self.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Antonio Damasio, author and professor of neuroscience at the University of Southern California

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