Alex Gomez-Marin, PhD, is director of the Organism Behavior Laboratory at the Institute of Neuroscience in Alicante, Spain. He is an associate professor at the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and the director of the Pari Center in Tuscany, Italy. His work encompasses the microscopic origins of the arrow of time, animal neuroethology in different species, and artificial intelligence applied to human stupidity. His current research focuses on the scientific study of consciousness in the real world. His research proposal, “Seeing Without Eyes,” won the Linda G. O’Bryant Noetic Sciences research prize.
Here he describes how he, as a scientist, approaches the phenomenology of eyeless sight.
01:48 History of eyeless sight
09:34 The dermo-optic perception hypothesis
14:06 Remote viewing and eyeless sight
19:05 Reading books blindfolded
30:15 People who are blind
32:52 Seeing in dreams and altered states
36:36 The brain-mind interface
44:04 Neuroscience taboo
(Recorded on November 21, 2023)
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Published on January 8, 2024