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Are you more than your atoms?: Erica Carlson at TEDxPurdueU
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Added Jun 10, 2013
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Scientific inquiry is often pursued through reductionism: finding an explanation by studying something at its most fundamental level. At TEDxPurdueU, Erica Carlson demonstrates that this isn’t always useful. Complex structures seem to be more than the sum of their parts -- and this concept is important when asking questions like what makes us human.