The discovery of a giant neuron could help explain how the brain creates consciousness — Quartz

Nobody yet understands how a collection of mushy cells in the brain gives rise to the brilliance of consciousness seen in higher-order animals, including humans. But two discoveries give scientists vital clues to how human consciousness works. In 2014, a 54-year-old woman went to George Washington University Medical Faculty Associates in Washington, DC, for epilepsy…

via The discovery of a giant neuron could help explain how the brain creates consciousness — Quartz

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