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Infinite Loops

Dec 13, 2021

Erik Hoel is a neuroscientist and an author. Erik often writes about the intersection of humanities and science, and his debut novel "The Revelations" is a tale of science, murder, and consciousness. Our discussion with Erik includes topics like:

  • Are humans really "conscious"?
  • Different theories of consciousness
  • Neural pruning in babies
  • How emotions drives scientific progress
  • Accepting the flaws in each of us
  • And MUCH more!

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