A civil servant missing most of his brain challenges our most basic theories of consciousness — Quartz


Not much is definitively proven about consciousness, the awareness of one’s existence and surroundings, other than that its somehow linked to the brain. But theories as to how, exactly, grey matter generates consciousness are challenged when a fully-conscious man is found to be missing most of his brain. Several years ago, a 44-year-old Frenchman went…

via A civil servant missing most of his brain challenges our most basic theories of consciousness — Quartz

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