Why Am I Me? – How the brain generates consciousness

Professor Susan Greenfield tackles the big idea of human consciousness and asks the important question — why am I me? In this documentary, British scientist Susan Adele Greenfield takes a look at how the human brain generates consciousness and just what consciousness is.

This is indeed a interesting documentary presenting the basic neuroscience of identity, Susan in this documentary, acknowledges the validity and reality of the subjective nature of consciousness.

There are 6 billion people on the planet. Every single one of them are unique individual. We each have thoughts and ideas and memories and feelings. What is happening in your brain when talking and listening? This is not about mechanics of speaking, listening and understanding a language. This is about subjective sensation of being you, Susan Adele Greenfield who brings attention to Alzheimer’s disease and Parkinson’s disease, explains how the brains generate a mind that is individual to each of us, Susan explore’s how the brain works in terms of memory, emotion, vision, the growth and development of the brain, and consciousness.

Welcome to the mysterious world of neurons.

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This video does not even touch the real or deeper layers of it´s title. Explaining one`s existence and basic uniqueness by refering to experiences and neurological configurations is impossible, because there has to be a subject before there can be any experiences at all and because neurological (physical) concepts have nothing directly to do with mental concepts. Of course different experiences make us different at the level of experiences, but as said there has to be a subject before any experiences can begin to take place, and in the case of humans and higher animals these subjects seem to be… Read more »