Tag: consciousness

What does it take to become aware of something? If recent research conducted with monkeys is anything to go off, the front part of your brain deserves a lot of credit. The prefrontal cortex (PFC)…

Are facts and values distinct? If values and morals do not rely on facts, how can we possibly agree on them? Is there a universal right and wrong? These questions have entered the deliberations of…

We have a strained relationship with other animals. We’ve worshipped them, cooperated with them, molded them, and farmed them. While some are the subjects of our love and affection, others are subjected to horrendous treatment…

While there is still debate, most scientists agree that consciousness and thought are a result of the physical interactions taking place in our brain. While we certainly cannot ignore the role our body and environment…