Difficulty: A-Level/Undergraduate/Masters Contents Introduction The 19th century was an exciting time to be alive. Incredible inventions were being discovered (such as the steam engine) new scientific theories were being developed (such as Darwin’s theory of evolution) and new philosophical positions were being created (such as utilitarianism). The Victorians were also fascinated with carrying out lobotomiesContinue reading “What Do Frogs And Steam Trains Have To Do With The Human Mind? Huxley’s Epiphenomenalism And Mental Causation”
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Christmas Spirit In The Brain: Neural Imaging Finds Brain Network. The End of God’s Existence?
Difficulty Level: A-Level In 2015, a team of scientists in Copenhagen decided to see if they could find the parts of the brain responsible for the Christmas Spirit. They gathered ten individuals who had Christmas traditions and ten individuals who did not. Pictures related and unrelated to Christmas were shown while they underwent BOLD imagingContinue reading “Christmas Spirit In The Brain: Neural Imaging Finds Brain Network. The End of God’s Existence?”