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Carissa Véliz on meditation


What sort of measurable effects does meditation have on the brain? Carrisa Véliz is interested in exploring how meditation practitioners might be useful to expanding the experimental possibilities of neuroscience. Most experiments in this field rely on technical images and data rather than subjective experience. However, science has shown that those who have [Read More…]

Bryan Turner on the limit of life’s value

Is existence valuable in and of itself? Historically, the medical profession has always aimed at saving life no matter what the cost. However, as life extending technologies become more sophisticated, the ethical implications of such a value system become increasingly troublesome. Bryan Turner joined us to talk about the threats to human equality [Read More…]