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Sense and Science - with Gaute Einevoll

Feb 28, 2021

The greatest mystery of all is why a group of atoms, like the ones constituting me, can feel anything.  The mind-brain problem has puzzled philosophers for millennia.

Thanks to pioneers like Christof Koch, consciousness studies have recently become a legitimate field of scientific inquiry. He has written three excellent books on the topic.

We discuss many aspects of the phenomenon, including an intriguing candidate theory: Integrated Information Theory.