Ep.80 — Erik Hoel — Exploring Consciousness

Erik Hoel is a neuroscientist and an author. Erik often writes about the intersection of humanities and science, and his debut novel "The Revelations" is a tale of science, murder, and consciousness. Our discussion with Erik includes topics like:

- Are humans really "conscious"?
- Different theories of consciousness
- Neural pruning in babies
- How emotions drives scientific progress
- Accepting the flaws in each of us
- And MUCH more!

Follow Erik on his Twitter at https://twitter.com/erikphoel
and read more about his work at https://www.erikphoel.com/