Without consciousness - that is, a mind endowed with subjectivity - you would have no way of knowing who you are. -Antonio Damasio
The brain, mind, self and consciousness, on their own and in relationship to each other, are… more>
Mind first bloomed quietly And no one knows when, Although we know where: Within a brain that lived within a body.
Sound heady? It should. This is the introduction to a poem written by neuroscientist Antonio Damasio of USC… more>
David and Dana Dornsife
David and Dana Dornsife continue a family legacy of giving to USC and USC College’s neuroscience program with a lead gift of $6 million for the new Brain and Creativity Institute (BCI) building.… more>
Emotions linked to our moral sense awaken slowly in the mind, according to a new study from a neuroscience group led by corresponding author Antonio Damasio, director of the Brain and Creativity Institute in USC College.
Combine a philanthropic husband and wife who love neuroscience with world-renowned neuroscience researchers who are also a husband and wife team — the result: a partnership leading to cutting-edge research in how the… more>