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Link to Time article
A surprising new paper argues that consciousness is just a bit player in the human brain
Link to beinghuman.org article
You may be surprised to learn that some neuroscientists, such as Michael Gazzaniga, estimate that as much as 98 percent or more of all brain activity is completely unconscious.
originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: cooperton
Melanin is organic dark matter. Its in our eyes, its in our pineal gland, brainstem, etc.
Melanin is a pigment which gives hair and skin its color.
You mean melatonin? Melatonin is a hormone.
originally posted by: micpsi
The Hermetic principle "As above, so below" is still often misunderstood to mean that the physical universe is analogous to the Earth. This anthropomorphic conceit is false.