What Can Physics Tell Us About Consciousness? Peter Russell and Chris Fields in a conversation



Published on Sep 10, 2015

http://scienceandnonduality.com/

Peter Russell discusses with Chris Fields the role of observation in quantum entangled systems and how observation connects to consciousness, drawing from physics, philosophy, logic and mathematics, making abstract concepts approachable.

From the deep pools of Eastern wisdom, to the fast-paced rapids Weaving his unique blend of scientific rationale, global vision, and intuitive wisdom, Peter Russell brings a sharp, critical mind to the challenge of self-awakening. The next great frontier of human exploration, he shows, is not outer space, but inner space—the development of the human mind. He has degrees in theoretical physics, experimental psychology, and computer science from the University of Cambridge in England, and has written ten books in this area, including The Global Brain Awakens, Waking Up in Time, and most recently, From Science to God: A Physicist’s Journey into the Mystery of Consciousness. http://www.peterrussell.com/index2.php

Chris Fields is an interdisciplinary information scientist interested in both the physics and the cognitive neuroscience underlying the human perception of objects as spatially and temporally bounded entities. His current research focuses on deriving quantum theory from classical information theory; he also works on cell-cell communication and cellular information processing, the role of the “unconscious mind” in creative problem solving, and early childhood development, particularly the etiology of autism-spectrum conditions. He and his wife, author and yoga teacher Alison Tinsley, recently published Meditation: If You’re Doing It, You’re Doing It Right, in which they explore the experience of meditation with meditators from many walks of life. http://chrisfieldsresearch.com#sthash…

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