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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.