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Warren Brown

Complex Dynamical Systems: The Neuroscience of Human Personhood

In the first of six videos on “Complex Dynamical Systems,” Warren S. Brown introduces how neuroscience helps us have an embodied understanding of the nature of persons.

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Complex Dynamical Systems: Persons As Complex, Relational Systems

In the second of six videos on “Complex Dynamical Systems,” Warren S. Brown describes people as complex systems that are organized in deep relationality.

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Complex Dynamical Systems: Embodiment and Social Histories

In the third of six videos on “Complex Dynamical Systems,” Warren S. Brown shares about how persons’ lives are built through continuous reorganizing and adapting in the face of new situations.

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Complex Dynamical Systems: Catastrophe As Regeneration

In the fourth of six videos on “Complex Dynamical Systems,” Warren S. Brown explains how certain catastrophes cause major reorganizations of ourselves and our experiences—and how the Christian life is one such reorganization.

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Complex Dynamical Systems: On Avoiding Abstractions

In the fifth of six videos on “Complex Dynamical Systems,” Warren S. Brown cautions that overly abstract theological and philosophical discussions can become too disconnected from humans’ real and embodied nature and experience.

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Complex Dynamical Systems: Embodied Cognition and the Life of the Church

In the last of six videos on “Complex Dynamical Systems,” Warren S. Brown reflects on the church as a network of interactive persons informing and forming one another in a way that reflects the gospel.

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Particle or Wave? Human Nature as Both Physical and Mental

Warren S. Brown, professor of psychology, explains the ways humans are both physical and mental beings—depending on our chosen descriptive contexts and methods of observation.

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Warren Brown and Brad Strawn on Extended Cognition

In a conversation moderated by Amos Yong, Warren Brown and Brad Strawn discuss the dynamics of extended cognition in embodied religious experiences, practices, and communities

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The Brain, Religion, and Baseball: Revisited

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What Are Human Beings? Perspectives from Science and Scripture

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Spiritual Flourishing and Embodied Life

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