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“The Quest to Understand Consciousness.” TED2011. Mar. 2011. Conference Presentation.
Source: "The Quest to Understand Consciousness." TED2011. Mar. 2011. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote means that it is amazing how we emerge from an unconscious state (sleep) every morning with a complete return to consciousness and unchanged sense of self. However, we rarely stop to appreciate this phenomena. The quote is from neuroscientist Antonio Damasio's 2011 TED Talk about his research on the human brain and consciousness. Watch the full TED Talk here: Antonio Damasio - The Quest to Understand Consciousness