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Antonio Damasio: Self Comes To Mind

Where does consciousness 'live' in the brain? Why are we conscious - and how did consciousness evolve?

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Why We Trust

Almost all obituaries of the late Walter Cronkite referred to how trusted he was. But why do we trust some people and not others?

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How Humpbacks Hunt With Bubbles

Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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