The Split-Brain experiment that broke neuroscience In 1939 neuroscientists began cutting living human brains in two in order to treat certain types of epileptic seizures. Subsequent experiments on those patients gave science an unnerving window into the nature of human consciousness. It turns out that there might be more versions inside of your own brain than you might be comfortable with. Read “The Wedge”:   ✦ Splitting human brains in half upended our understanding of consciousness 00:00 The surgeries cured epilepsy Experiments after the surgeries suggest multiple ‘yous’ in your brain ✦ Studying how the two halves of the human [More]