The consciousness puzzle: Is panpsychism the solution?

Mental ill-health – better described as psychological and emotional distress – fundamentally involves consciousness, a subjective awareness and experience. So if we misunderstand the nature of consciousness, then likely we will not be best placed to help those in distress….
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Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology: An Integrative Handbook of the Mind

This book has been written by Dr. Daniel Siegal, a practicing child psychiatrist. The publishers say: “Many fields have explored the nature of mental life from psychology to psychiatry, literature to linguistics. Yet no common framework where each of these important…
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Zero Degrees of Empathy

The publishers say: “Simon Baron-Cohen, expert in autism and developmental psychopathology, has always wanted to isolate and understand the factors that cause people to treat others as if they were mere objects. In this book he proposes a radical shift,…
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The Interbrain: Embodied Connections Versus Common Knowledge

In The Interbrain: Embodied Connections Versus Common Knowledge, Digby Tantam (psychiatrist and professor of psychotherapy) presents what the publishers of this book describe as: “… his ground-breaking theory of the interbrain, the idea that human beings are endlessly connected by a…
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The Biological Mind: How Brain, Body, and Environment Collaborate to Make Us Who We Are

Alan Jasanoff, a pioneering neuroscientist, argues that we are more than our brains. The publishers say : “To many, the brain is the seat of personal identity and autonomy. But the way we talk about the brain is often rooted more in mystical…
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