Neuroscientists restore vegetative-state patients consciousness with nerve stimulation

Posted in Medicine on 27th Sep, 2017
by Alex Muller

This challenges the general belief that disorders of consciousness that persist for longer than 12 months are irreversible.

A research Team Think They Have Found the Physical Location of Consciousness

Posted in Medicine on 13th Nov, 2016
by Alex Muller

A team may have figured out its physical origins of consciousness in the brain, after pinpointing a network of three specific regions.

A Simple Test Could Predict Whether a Comatose Patient Will Ever Wake Up

Posted in Science on 28th May, 2016
by Alex Muller

Overall, the cerebral metabolic rate accounted for the imminent return of awareness in 94 per cent of patients.

Lucid Dreaming May Help Us Unravel the Mystery of Consciousness

Posted in Science on 17th Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

lucid dreamers have the ability to experience awareness during their dreams by "re-awakening" some aspects of their waking consciousness.

Think Your Conscious Brain Directs Your Actions?

Posted in Science on 2nd Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

A study claims a startling conclusion: consciousness is just a passive machine running one simple algorithm, serving up whats already been decided, and taking credit for the decision.