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To understand where artificial intelligence might be heading, we must first understand what consciousness, the self and free will mean in ourselves.
«It doesn’t seem very prudent to me to add more conscious creatures to this already complicated, combustible picture. It is perhaps wiser, then, to be a creature who thinks about consciousness than one who aspires to create artificial versions of it»
New research indicates that consciousness may rely on quantum mechanics. Perhaps the brain does not operate in a "classical" way.
Consciousness is your awareness of yourself and the world around you. This awareness is subjective and unique to you.
«all our decisions and actions are actually made unconsciously, although we fool ourselves into believing that we consciously made them»
The Strong Assumption The Strong Assumption Annaka Harris The central challenge to a science of consciousness is that we can never acquire direct evidence of consciousness apart from our own…
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The entire process happens below our consciousness, suppressing unwanted memories so that they never surface to awareness.
Consciousness, our experience of being in the world, is one of the mind’s greatest mysteries, but as the neuroscientist Anil Seth explains to Steven Strogatz, research is making progress in…
At a fundamental level, only a few particles and forces govern all of reality. How do their combinations create human consciousness?
An evolutionary approach to consciousness can resolve the ‘hard problem’ – with radical implications for animal sentience
Instead of a code encrypted in the wiring of our neurons, could consciousness reside in the brain’s electromagnetic field?
«Our non-conscious mind appears to be a parallel processor, whereas our conscious mind is a serial processor that can operate only one task at a time.»
“Perhaps dreams are an arena that can enable supracognitive powers to perform calculations and perceptions of reality that may be incomprehensible in our wake state.”
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