Is it the soul? Is it the mind? Or is it something outside the confines of the human body? Author most elusive of mental phenomenon of consciousness

While neuroscientists look for the secret of consciousness in thinking, a psychologist Nicholas Humphrey has put forward the concept that senses or feelings hold the key to the most elusive of the

Is consciousness merely a ghost conjured by neurons? During the last decade or so, the idea that inner speech, or the human mind's ability to talk to itself, could fashion consciousness, has made a

Is consciousness unique to us or are animals also conscious of their existence? In her latest book Through Our Eyes Only? Mario Stamp Dawkins, a lecturer at Oxford University, makes a careful case

A simple treatment for imagined pain in an amputated limb

There were no cures for degenerative disorders like Alzheimer's disease. A recent work in the UK offers a way out. A hormone, Interleukin-1 (IL-1), thought to benefit head injuries, is not

Mind-body medicine: in the realm of the possible but wholly inexplicable, this loose curative system has more takers every day

Traditional Eastern philosophies view mind and body as different manifestations of the same life force. In the West, one of the earliest medical theories held that disease is a result of an imbalance

Deepak Chopra, author of the American bestseller, Quantum Healing, uses the analogy of wave-particle duality in quantum physics to enunciate a theoretical basis of mind-body medicine. Light can

ALZHEIMER's disease can now be diagnosed much before the accursed. symptoms mature. Gary W Small of the University of California (Los Angeles School of Medicine), Allen D Roses of the