The Brain as Electromagnetic Field

The predominant paradigm in neuroscience views neural networks as webs of electric current. A usual assumption is that these currents are transmitted by ion diffusion, but it is actually the case that most ion movement in a neuron consists of perpendicular transit through the cell membrane (via ion channels concentrated at the nodes of Ranvier), … Continue reading The Brain as Electromagnetic Field

The Preliminaries of a Complete Physical Explanation for Consciousness

Johnjoe McFadden, a British biochemist and researcher, suggests in his papers on consciousness theory that EM fields located throughout the brain, which are generated by the electric charges of highly concentrated ion flow, cause phase locking between neurons via some still unknown mechanism of sensitivity that the molecular structures of voltage gated ion channels mediate. … Continue reading The Preliminaries of a Complete Physical Explanation for Consciousness

Basic Physics Behind the Field Theory of Consciousness

Atoms, comprised of subatomic particles and their quantized arrangements, have electric charge. The movement of charged particles produces electromagnetic fields. The highly charged nature of ionic movement with its voltage differentials in the nervous system and brain gives rise to a strong electromagnetic field. These charges and strong electromagnetic fields participate in synchronizing neural networks … Continue reading Basic Physics Behind the Field Theory of Consciousness

An EM/Quantum Field Theory of Consciousness

CEMI and Coherence Fields CEMI (Conscious Electromagnetic Information) theory claims synchronous neuron firing generates strong electromagnetic fields which build up such that even further neurons are activated via an amplifying feedback loop. Upon reaching a sufficiently robust level within relatively large regions of the brain, EM fields can graduate to CEMI fields, integrating brain matter … Continue reading An EM/Quantum Field Theory of Consciousness

Theory of Cognition

a. Psychology Understanding of cognition began with psychogenic theories derived from psychoanalysis — observation and study of mental associations made by patients during conversations with a psychological practitioner. It was found that maladaptive abnormalities in the psyche, what the medical field termed ‘neurosis’, could be linked to repression of thoughts and memories hidden under ordinary conditions, but … Continue reading Theory of Cognition

Theoretical Models of Emotion

There are two main paradigms in the science-based analysis of emotion which currently prevail: a framework viewing emotion as emergent from basic behavioral instincts that can be boiled down further to automatic physiological responses dictated primarily by chemistry of the nervous system, and an opposing account promulging emotion as social construct, an array of conceptualizations superimposed on physical processes, including those … Continue reading Theoretical Models of Emotion

The Origins and Evolution of Perception in Organic Matter

The Big Bang theory is science's leading model of how our universe began, offering an explanation for background radiation that would have been produced by explosiveness of this event, also the way more distant galaxies seemingly accelerate into empty space at a faster clip, and more phenomena.  This theory claims an extremely dense point of matter … Continue reading The Origins and Evolution of Perception in Organic Matter

The Nature and Human Impact of Qualia

Qualia have captured the imagination of philosophy of mind for generations, with a substantial body of scholarly literature devoted to analysis of this subject.  What are these phenomena both internal and external to mind, which create the appearance of our world while simultaneously informed by environments, both inside and outside of matter?  Why do qualia … Continue reading The Nature and Human Impact of Qualia