Brainspotting with Ken Campbell
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Genre: Video Training
Three-part series taking an alternative look at the brain. Ken Campbell investigates consciousness, the self and the mind, explains various theories to the lay person, with a little humor.
Part 1. Mind Out! (11/08/1996) Explores the brain and consciousness. Why did consciousness evolve? What do optical illusions tell us about our brains? Includes an interviews with Richard Dawkins, Susan Greenfield and philosopher Galen Strawson.
Part 2. In Two Minds (18/08/1996) Explores materialist explanations and philosophical reservations about the nature of conscious experience. Is it possible to build a conscious machine? If it appears to be conscious does it mean it really is? Interviews with Marvin Minsky and John Searle.
Part 3. The Little Geezer (25/08/1996) Explores the nature of the self. Is it possible for something to be conscious without a sense of self? Is it possible to lose your sense of self? Is the 'self' an illusion we just console ourselves with? Interviews an ex-cult member, a woman with multiple personality disorder, the late Dr John Lilley (who wrote 'Programming and meta Programming the Human Supercomputer') and finally the philosopher Derek Parfit author of 'Reasons and Persons'.