Can We Remember Moments Where Our Ego Dissolves?

People who meditate intensively report memories of states in which their sense of self disappears. Is this even possible?

Read all about it in German (original) in the Ruhr University press release, or visit technologynetworks.com for an English translation. Prof. Albert Newen's research paper was recently published in the journal "Erkenntniss" and can be found at 10.1007/s10670-022-00562-6

The research unit FOR 2812 "Constructing scenarios of the past: A new framework in episodic memory" is a project funded by the German Research Foundation (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG). The research unit studies the cognitive and neuronal mechanisms underlying scenario construction in episodic memory. We employ and integrate approaches from Philosophy, Psychology, and Experimental and Computational Neuroscience.


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