The mind is a powerful thing – it can generate both symptoms of illness and symptoms of healing. Here’s what this could tell us about consciousness.
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We cannot think thoughts that are not ours - but there are still those who claim to have external thoughts being put into their heads.
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Insects have similar structures in their brains as do we, and that might mean that have a basic form of consciousness.
Consciousness is one of the most mysterious phenomena we know of. But evidence is emerging that it might just be a very special kind of information processing.
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