Entries by Jeff Fraser from 07/2012

Are You Really Conscious Right Now?

| Posted 07.17.2012 | Canada

While the world celebrates the discovery of the Higgs boson, these scientists are hard at work on one of the most profound mysteries left: Why, and how, did humans become conscious? Until we can figure out what consciousness physically is, there won't be any consensus on what function it serves, or indeed whether it serves any function at all.