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Joel Frohlich
Neuroscience Postdoc, University of California, Los Angeles

Joel Frohlich is postdoctoral researcher studying consciousness in the laboratory of Martin Monti at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is also editor in chief at Knowing Neurons. 

Written by Joel Frohlich

Essay/
History of Science
Life in hollow Earth

Is Earth inside the Universe, or vice versa? Since we can grasp only a model of reality, how do we know what’s real?

Joel Frohlich