The Consciousness Podcast

The Consciousness Podcast


Latest Episodes

Episode 28: The Hard Science and Philosophy of Consciousness with Dr. Berit Brogaard
August 04, 2019

In this episode, I had the honor of speaking with Dr. Berit Brogaard. We discussed science and consciousness, brain waves and neural correlates of consciousness, and her work with synesthesia and savant syndrome. Dr. Berit...

Episode 27: The Spread Mind with Dr. Riccardo Manzotti
July 12, 2019

In this episode, I had the honor of speaking with Dr. Riccardo Manzotti. We discussed his explanation of consciousness, which he terms The Spread Mind. With a background in Electrical Engineering, Robotics, and Computer Science,...

Episode 26: Neuropharmacology of LSD, Psilocybin and Consciousness with Dr. Katrin Preller
June 07, 2019

In this episode, I had the honor of speaking with Dr. Katrin Preller, a Visiting Assistant Professor at Yale Medical School and a team member at the Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics at the...

Episode 25: Artificial Intelligence, Psychology and Consciousness with Dr. Jim Crowder and Dr. Shelli Friess
April 30, 2019

In this episode, I have the honor of speaking with two experts, a father-daughter team working on Artificial Intelligence and Artificial Psychology. Dr. Jim Crowder is a Systems Fellow at Colorado Engineering, where his projects...

Episode 24: Consciousness and Out of Body Experiences with Dr. Susan Blackmore
March 19, 2019

In this episode, I have the honor of speaking with Dr. Susan Blackmore, who is a psychologist, lecturer and writer researching consciousness, memes, and anomalous experiences. She is a Visiting Professor at the University of...

Episode 23: The Arizona Psychedelics Conference
February 22, 2019

This episode is a little different from what you’ve come to expect. I recently covered the Arizona Psychedelics Conference here in my home state of Arizona, hoping to learn from the insight gained by those...

Episode 22: Consciousness and the Split Brain with Dr. Elizabeth Schechter
January 26, 2019

In this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Elizabeth Schechter, who is an Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology in the Department of Philosophy and in the Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology Program at th...

Episode 21: Consciousness, Spirituality and Interconnectedness with Dr. Cassandra Vieten
December 27, 2018

In this episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Cassandra Vieten, who is the President of the Institute of Noetic Sciences and a scientist at the Mind-Body Medicine Research Group at California Pacific...

Episode 20: Cennectome Harmonics, LSD and Consciousness with Dr. Selen Atasoy
November 23, 2018

In this episode, I discussed Connectome Harmonics and neural correlates of consciousness, specifically under the influence of LSD, mindfulness meditation and dream sleep with Dr. Selen Atasoy. Dr. Atasoy’s research explores brain dynamics in different...

Episode 19: The Evolution of Consciousness and the Attention Schema Theory with Dr. Michael Graziano
September 29, 2018

My guest this episode is Dr. Michael Graziano, Professor of Psychology at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute where he runs a lab and studies the brain basis of consciousness. He earned his PhD at PRINCETON UNIVERSITY...