To the Best of Our Knowledge on 89.5-1 http://kwgs.org en Super Bowl Sunday on To The Best of Our Knowledge http://kwgs.org/post/super-bowl-sunday-best-our-knowledge <p></p><p>Sunday, February 3 is Super Bowl Sunday! And to help celebrate, <em>To The Best of Our Knowledge</em> is planning a Super Bowl themed program.</p><p>Behold the spectacle of epic proportions!&nbsp; The abundant feast laid out! Tribes decked in battle attire! Yes my friends – The Super Bowl.&nbsp; Since its beginnings in Boston school yards, football has reshaped our weekends and spawned a one day advertising frenzy. The 49ers and the Ravens meet this week to play not Vince Lombardi’s game, but the Billion Dollar Game.</p> Fri, 01 Feb 2013 15:40:29 +0000 Frank Christel 33433 at http://kwgs.org Super Bowl Sunday on To The Best of Our Knowledge Meet Your Mind: A User's Guide to the Science of Consciousness http://kwgs.org/post/meet-your-mind-users-guide-science-consciousness <p>Coming soon is a series of six one-hour programs brought to you by <em>To the Best of Our Knowledge</em>, the Peabody Award-winning public radio show about ideas. The mystery of consciousness -- what it is, where it comes from, how it works -- is like a big ball of string. Pull one end and as it unravels, one question leads to another: What is thinking and how do we do it? Is the mind the same as the brain? Are animals conscious? Can machines think? Is there a neuroscience of creativity? And what does all this brain science tell us about the most personal question of all: Who am "I"?</p> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 00:03:37 +0000 Frank Christel 24627 at http://kwgs.org