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    • Consciousness: Confessions of a Romantic Reductionist (MIT Press)

    • By: Christof Koch
    • Narrated by: Walter Dixon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    What links conscious experience of pain, joy, color, and smell to bio-electrical activity in the brain? Christof Koch has devoted much of his career to bridging the seemingly unbridgeable gap between the physics of the brain and phenomenal experience. This engaging book - part scientific overview, part memoir, part futurist speculation - describes Koch's search for an empirical explanation for consciousness.

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    • Hard science and consciousness brought closer

    • By Philomath on 12-27-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Sleeping While Awake

    • By: Christof Koch
    • Narrated by: Jef Holbrook
    • Length: 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    During microsleep, the entire brain nods off so briefly that we often don’t notice it. Now research shows that individual neurons in the brain can slumber, too, especially when we are sleep-deprived.

    Regular price: $1.95