The role of mind in neuroscience

After failing to find anatomical or functional correlates of a variety of psychiatric conditions, Dr. Sarah Durston (neuroscientist and Professor of Developmental Disorders of the Brain at the Department of Psychiatry at the University Medical Center Utrecht, the Netherlands) has…
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Can brain anatomy and function account for psychiatric conditions?

Prof. dr. Sarah Durston is a Dutch psychiatrist specialized in developmental disorders. In this in-depth interview, she discusses the limits of materialism in accounting for psychiatric conditions based solely on measurable brain anatomy and function.

Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature is Almost Certainly False

The topic of human consciousness is fundamental to discussions about mental health, mental healthcare and the best ways of helping those in psychological and emotional distress. This book by Thomas Nagel looks at the question of consciousness in a way that…
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Spiritual Depression

“When depression is caused by losing touch with our spiritual sensibility.” This article by Steve Taylor has been published on the website of The Medical & Scientific Network. It begins: “Some people have a simplistic belief that  depression  is caused by a…
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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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Hygge: The Danish Secrets of Happiness.: How to be Happy and Healthy in Your Daily Life

“Some of the simplest moments are the most precious.¬†Stop chasing after material objects.” This book has been written by Maya Thoresen. The publishers say: “In Hygge:¬† The Danish Secrets of Happiness. How to be Happy and Healthy in Your Daily…
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