Art meets Science: A collaboration with La Fura Dels Baus

There is a long history of art and science looking for each other. As Leonardo da Vinci said: “to develop a complete mind, study the science of art, study the art of science. Learn how to see. Realize that everything connects to everything else”. Science and art, together In 2008, at the University of Yale, […]

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Out of body experiences – neural engineering informs brain sciences

A certain person knew somebody who almost died. During the event, the person was able to see his/her own body, from above, lying in bed, inert. This, a classical out-of-body experience, refers to the sensation that a person’s consciousness seems to become detached from the body, watching the scene from a third-person perspective. Phenomena as […]

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About the brain, consciousness and complexity

Various processes in natural sciences, such as the geometric shape of shores, rocks, plants or waves, the trajectories of living beings, atmospheric flows and myriad other phenomena seem to present a high level of complexity. That complexity, even if belonging to very different areas, may nonetheless have patterns related to each other. Examples as shapes, […]

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How to study consciousness in the electric brain?

On April, 2016, Starlab kicked-off the H2020 FET Open project Luminous. The FET Open program is one of the most competitive programs within the European funding landscape. Since the launch, Starlab proudly coordinates one of the only 11 out of 800 projects selected for funding in that call. The Luminous project aims to study consciousness […]

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