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21 Dec 2016

Dr Natalia Janson delivers TEDx talk

Dr Natalia Janson in the Department of Mathematical Science recently presented a TEDx talk organised by the Loughborough Students’ Union.

Her talk titled ‘Can we resolve the mind-body problem with mathematics?’ overviews key features which various therories attribute to the mind, of which some features contradict the others.

Dr Janson describes a certain well-known mathematical object, which, just like the mind, is called into being by the brain, and also combines all the key mind features in a non-conflicting manner. She proposes that this object could be used to resolve the famous mind-body problem

Watch the video now on YouTube.