Time to Re-Mind the Brain
March 19, 2017
A radical rethink is needed to understand the brain, a neuroscientist complains. A radical rethink is needed to understand human exceptionalism, too.
One Spirit Can Operate a Split Brain
January 30, 2017
Experiments with split-brain patients in Amsterdam lend support to the idea that one immaterial being operates the physical brain, even when damaged.
Mental Miracles You Don't Know About
October 18, 2016
Your brain and eyes do things that scientists didn't discover till recently.
You Are Free to Read This
September 18, 2016
The question of free will tantalizes philosophers, because the mind-brain distinction is complex.
The Mind and Brain: Evolved or Created?
October 18, 2015
Evolutionists take swipes at saying the most complex matter in the universe is a product of blind, aimless processes of nature.
Built-in Brain Designs that Amaze Scientists
August 31, 2015
Here's a quick run-down of brain news that should make us stand in awe of the 3-pound mass inside our skulls.
Findings Spur New Ethical Challenges
September 16, 2014
Some researchers are pushing harder for human embryonic stem cells over induced pluripotent stem cells. Other news overlapping with ethics is noted in this entry.
Materialists Shoot Themselves in the Foot
January 19, 2014
In science, it's never wise to propose a self-refuting theory.
Incredible Stories of Human Ability in Weakness
November 8, 2013
Here are three amazing stories that speak for themselves.
Ethical Stem Cells Can Be Used Unethically
September 1, 2013
Induced pluripotent stem cells allow researchers to ethically create any cell type from an adult cell, raising hopes for regenerative medicine. Eyebrows started to raise recently, though, when labs grew brains with them and turned others into sperm and egg cells.
Does the Mind Create Reality or Discover It?
July 21, 2013
Philosophical questions about "reality" are fun if not practical. But we need a concept of reality in order to function practically.
Mind Your Matters, Evolutionist
June 7, 2013
Several recent articles illustrate the mental struggle materialists have with human uniqueness, particularly the mind and consciousness.
Genes Make People Support Abortion
August 29, 2012
If this political scientist is right, your genes and the environment make you liberal or conservative.