Sizing up Consciousness

Sizing up Consciousness

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Whilst our knowledge of brain function has improved over the last decades, there remains a gap in our knowledge of consciousness. Why is the brain associated with consciousness, but not the liver or the heart, as previous cultures believed? Why does consciousness fade during deep sleep while the cerebral cortex remains active? Can computers be conscious? Using a framework - the Integrated Information Theory of Consciousness (IIT) - Sizing up Consciousness explains… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: OUP Oxford (May 31, 2018)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 215 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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