Eyeless SightwithAlex Gomez-Marin

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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.

00:00 Introduction

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

54:28 Conclusion

(Recorded on November 21, 2023)

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Published on January 8, 2024


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