Thinking Outside the Brain Box: Why Humans Are Not Biological Computers

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Is it our brain that produces consciousness? Many people, including most scientists, hold such a belief, founded on a conception of the world that is purely materialistic. This worldview sees the brain as some kind of biological computer. However, modern research shows that our experiences -- especially in childhood and youth -- shape the circuits of our brain, and even stimulate the brain to grow. So to an extent, we shape our own brain just through being alive. And it is by means of our brain that we develop as a person ...

Thinking Outside the Brain Box: Why Humans Are Not Biological Computers 2017, Floris Books, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9781782504283

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