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StarTalk Radio

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Science & Medicine, Natural Sciences

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Natural Sciences 2
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Science meets comedy and pop culture on StarTalk Radio! Astrophysicist and Hayden Planetarium director Neil deGrasse Tyson, his comic co-hosts, guest celebrities and scientists discuss astronomy, physics, and everything else about life in the universe. But wait... there's more! Our new show, StarTalk All-Stars, features a revolving slate of all-star scientists and science educators including Bill Nye the Science Guy, backed up by your favorite comic co-hosts. Catch new episodes of StarTalk Radio on Fridays at 7pm ET, and StarTalk All-Stars on Tuesdays at 7pm ET. Keep Looking Up!

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StarTalk SoundBite: What Is Consciousness?

September 1st, 2014

Episode 159 of 310 episodes

Why am I me and why are you you? Host Neil deGrasse Tyson puts Dr. Heather Berlin on the spot with some of his own questions regarding consciousness on this StarTalk SoundBite from from StarTalk Live: Big Brains at BAM Part 2. Aided by Mayim Bialik, or Dr. Amy Farrah Fowler, the duo helps define the lines between consciousness, self-awareness, and meta-cognition. If you enjoyed this SoundBite or just want to learn more about neuroscience and consciousness, make sure to check out the full episode here: http://soundcloud.com/startalk/startalk-live-big-brains-at-bam-part-2

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