Wed, Dec 1, 2010 -- 9:00 AM
Constructing ConsciousnessDownload audio (MP3)
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
- Antonio Damasio, author and professor of neuroscience at the University of Southern California