“What do we miss when we don’t have an opportunity to ask questions of our family members at critical points in their lives? What do we want to pass on to future generations? What do we hope to learn from those who came before us?”
“….an exact replica of your brain will hold your memories, will act and think and feel the way you do, and will experience your consciousness — irrespective of whether it’s built out of biological cells, Tinkertoys, or zeros and ones.” David Eagleman
The British Psychological Book Award seeks to recognise works of excellence in the literature of psychology. This year’s winner is The Psychology Book, published by DK and written by Voula Grand, Catherine Collins, Nigel Benson, Joannah Ginsburg, Merrin Lazyan and Marcus Weeks.
“Dreaming is so basic to human existence, it’s astonishing we don’t understand it better. It consumes years of our lives, and no other single activity exerts such a powerful pull on our imaginations. Yet central as dreaming is, we still have no idea why we dream.”