The entropic brain - revisited

  title={The entropic brain - revisited},
  author={R. Carhart-Harris},
  • R. Carhart-Harris
  • Published 2018
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuropharmacology
  • &NA; The entropic brain hypothesis proposes that within upper and lower limits, after which consciousness may be lost, the entropy of spontaneous brain activity indexes the informational richness of conscious states. Here the hypothesis is revisited four years on from its original publication. It is shown that the principle that the entropy of brain activity is elevated in the psychedelic state is increasingly well supported by separate and independent studies and analyses, and evidence for… CONTINUE READING
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