Scientists have solved many mysteries of the physical world, but one biological puzzle still eludes them.
Geoff Watts explores human consciousness, the greatest challenge in the science of the mind.
|02||The Battle For Consciousness||19990209|
In the last 20 years, technology has revolutionized our understanding of the mind.
Several leading scientists now believe they know how consciousness comes about.
In the second of four programmes, Geoff Watts investigates the race to find the Holy Grail of neuroscience.
Why are we conscious? Did consciousness appear by accident or design? In the third of four programmes, Geoff Watts finds that the answers are not as obvious as they seem.
|04 LAST||Do Not Adjust Your Mind||19990223|
When we understand our minds, will this destroy our sense of self? Geoff Watts explores the nature of our existence and what this means for machines of the future.