Chris Williamson & Erik Hoel , Modern Wisdom

#663 - Erik Hoel - A Guide To The Fundamental Mystery Of The Mind

05 Aug 2023 • 62 min • EN
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Erik Hoel is a research professor at Tufts University, theoretical neuroscientist, and an author known for his work on understanding consciousness and the complexity of the brain. Consciousness and free will are two of the most puzzling aspects of human existence. The question now is whether emerging scientific discoveries and technological advancements can unravel what's going on under the hood of our experience. Expect to learn what the newest cutting edge research on consciousness can teach us, the impact AI will have on our understanding of the Self, why it is so difficult to explain our inner thoughts out loud, whether science can prove that we have free will, how to overcome your deterministic fatalism and much more... Sponsors: Get an exclusive discount from Surfshark VPN at (use code MODERNWISDOM) Get 15% discount on Mud/Wtr at (use code MODERNWISDOM) Get 20% discount on House Of Macadamias’ nuts at (use code MW20)  Extra Stuff: Get my free Reading List of 100 books to read before you die → To support me on Patreon (thank you): - Get in touch. Instagram: Twitter: YouTube: Email: Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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