Monthly Archives: March 2013

What is Consciousness? (Video)

Michael Stevens attempts to define consciousness, raises questions of identity and asks if it is possible for something to exist simply as a “philosophical zombie.”

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Charities For Adults With Learning Disabilities in England

For adults with learning disabilities, it can often be hard to cope with many of the everyday requirements and responsibilities that most people take for granted.  Fortunately, there is a lot of help, support and advice out there to help those with disabilities make the most of their lives.  Here are a few charitable organisations that aim to do just that. Continue reading

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Why Do We Play Games? (Video)

Vsauce founder Michael Stevens looks at the various characteristics that define games, and asks why humans play them. Could games play a role in brain development? Do they prepare us for survival? What are the psychological rewards for playing games? Is life itself a game? All these and other fascinating questions are addressed in the video above.

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