QRI roundup – January

Slightly delayed round-up this month; a lot going on. Notable content releases: Romeo wrote a fantastic piece on “Why do contemplative practitioners make so many metaphysical claims?” Here are the first and last paragraphs: To paraphrase Culadasa: awakening is a set of special insights that lead to drastically reduced suffering.…

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Recent QRI highlights – October 2018

Some news and accomplishments from the last month: Invited talk: I (Mike) gave a talk on “The Future of Neuroscience” in Moscow, Russia; the basic theme was a light introduction for non-specialists to some of the most interesting current threads in neuroscience. Slides (English) and video (English+Russian). Podcast: The Waking…

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Videos from TSC2018

The following are the presentations QRI gave at The Science of Consciousness in Tucson last week:   Michael Edward Johnson introducing some of the philosophical methods QRI uses to study qualia: Part I talks about what it means to ‘solve’ consciousness; Part II talks about how to go about interpreting the…

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