This book presents a spectrum of opinions, models and theories as well as some experimental evidence to elucidate the various approaches within this on-going scientific debate. It will enable readers to decide for themselves which hypotheses and which directions of study appear most promising. The underlying assumption made by the editor of this volume is that consciousness should be understood using the combined intellectual potential of modern physics and the life sciences.
Contributions have been gathered from a number of scientists representing a spectrum of disciplines taking a biophysics-based approach to consciousness. In their attempts to identify and understand the roots of consciousness, the authors variously exploit experimental, theoretical and even philosophical approaches.
The volume begins with a general overview written jointly by Nancy Woolf and Jack Tuszynski. This includes a detailed synopsis of the further contributions, together with a
By Jack Tuszynski in Scientific Background on May 21st, 2007Â /Â No Comments