Mind

Examining Attention

Magazine | Column

Examining Attention

Attention is not just another “function” alongside other cognitive functions. Its ontological status is of something prior to functions and even to things. The kind of attention we bring to bear on the world changes the…

By Iain McGilchrist

Magazine | Column

Bonfire Buddha

The night is bitter cold, the temple an icebox. Winter grips the land and the monks shiver. A wanderer arrives, hoping to defrost a bit, maybe have a cup of tea. Problem is, the fire’s gone…

By Leath Tonino

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