Antonio Damasio

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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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Tar Noir: Paleoforensics at the La Brea Tar Pits

\tThe La Brea Tar Pits are  world-renowned fossil sites for good reason—they're the mass graves of thousands of Ice Age creatures, each with a story to tell. Researchers at the nearby Page Museum clean the asphalt from the fossil remains, and using paleoforensics, recount the grim details of their deaths. In the process, clues emerge about what life was like in prehistoric Los Angeles.

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