Wednesday, July 9, 2008

The Big Question (4 of 5) Why am I me? - Susan Greenfield

There are 6 billion people on the planet. Every single one of them are unique individual. We each have thougths and ideas and memories and feelings.

What is happening in your brain when talking and listening?

This is not about mechanics of speaking, listening and understanding a language.

This is about subjective sensation of being you.

British scientist Susan Adele Greenfield who brings attention to Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease, explains how the brains generate a mind that is individual to each of us.

Welcome to the mysterious world of neurons.

Episode list:
How did the Universe Begin? - Stephen Hawking
How did Life Begin? - Harry Kroto
Why are we here? - Richard Dawkins
Why am I me? - Susan Greenfield
How will the World End? - Ian Stewart

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