Is love just brain chemistry?
Reductionism. See my new article on cognitive science.
How does unconscious perception change our view of consciousness?
To what extent is creativity unconciousness?
What is intuition and how seriously should we take it?
Is creative thinking largely conscious or unconscious?
Is there any good evidence for ESP?
Why do people find ESP so appealing?
How would ESP change our view of the nature of mind?
See Neuroscience for Kids on drug effects.
How do drugs affect consciousness?
How are these effects explained by dualism, functionalism, and the identity theory?
What is it like to feel stoned?
|caffeine||adenosine down||alertness, edginess|
|alcohol||dopamine up, GABA up||relaxation, drowsiness|
|nicotine||dopamine up, acetylcholine receptors||stimulating, relaxing|
|cocaine||dopamine, serotonin, norepinephrine up||euphoria|
|MDMA (ecstasy)||dopamine up, serotonim up||energy, happiness|
|heroin, morphine||endorphin receptors||euphoria|
What do sleeping and dreaming tell us about the nature of consciousness?
Computational Epistemology Laboratory.
This page updated Oct. 29, 2007