In the latest episode of 'Neural Networks,' your Neural Networks host Lillian Abebe, a passionate advocate for neuroscience and neurophilosophy, engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Dr. Georg Northoff. As a distinguished philosopher, neuroscientist, and psychiatrist leading the Mind, Brain, and Neuroethics Research Unit at the Royal Institute of Mental Health Research, Dr. Northoff shares profound insights into the intersection of philosophy, neuroscience, and psychiatry.
Explore the intricacies of distinguishing between the brain and the mind, unravel the conceptual illusions of consciousness, and dive into the development of biomarkers for conditions like Complete Locked-In Syndrome (CLIS). Join Lillian and Dr. Northoff as they discuss the challenges of defining consciousness in scientific terms and the latest breakthroughs in understanding the connections between the brain and the mind.
Learn more: www.georgnorthoff.com
3:33 | Distuinguishing brain from mind
5:32 | Areas of development in elucidating brain-mind connections.
7:08 | Techniques used to measure consciousness
12:15 | The importance of making science accessible
Podcast by Abby Cherinet (producer), Lillian Abebe (host), Selam Yimer (writer), Xeius Tran-Wong (editor)
Soundtrack by Blue Fox Music through Renderforest