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Nov. 12, 2010

Antonio Damasio: Self Comes To Mind

Where does consciousness 'live' in the brain? Why are we conscious - and how did consciousness evolve?

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Why We Trust

Almost all obituaries of the late Walter Cronkite referred to how trusted he was. But why do we trust some people and not others?

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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The Myth of the Woolly Bear

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