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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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Daphne Bavelier: Your Brain on Video Games (Video)

The media often portrays the negative effects of video games, however brain scientist Daphne Bavelier argues that action video games (for example Call of Duty – Black Ops) can have a significant and long lasting positive impact on our cognition. In her talk she shares research data that supports the remarkable viewpoint that, in moderate doses, action video games can dramatically improve brain plasticity, vision, attention and learning.

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