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Global neuronal workspace versus Integrated information theory

Symposium at the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC) annual meeting. Amsterdam July 14, 2022

War of the Worlds: A dramatic reading of the COGITATE project
Francis Fallon
GNW vs. IIT: How to integrate and test the theories’ predictions
Urszula Górska
GNW vs. IIT: From theoretical predictions to empirical tests
Oscar Ferrante
GNW vs. IIT: Decoding of consciously perceived stimuli in the brain
Ling Liu

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Accelerating research on Consciousness

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Research on consciousness

The Cogitate Web Site is now live!

An open science, adversarial collaboration to elucidate the mechanisms underlying conscious perception.

See also: Making the hard problem of consciousness easier. Melloni et al, Science 2021.

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Harvard Bookstore Virtual Event: Christof Koch

Tuesday, October 13th, 2020 – Harvard Book Store’s virtual event series, the Harvard University Division of Science, and the Harvard Library welcomed renowned neuroscientist Christof Koch—Chief Scientist of the MindScope Program at the Allen Institute in Seattle and author of Consciousness: Confessions of a Romantic Reductionist—for the paperback release of his latest book, The Feeling of Life Itself: Why Consciousness Is Widespread but Can’t Be Computed. He was joined in conversation by Gabriel Kreiman, Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and faculty at Children’s Hospital, the Department of Neurology at HMS, the Center for Brain Science, the Swartz Center for Theoretical Neuroscience and the Mind, Brain and Behavior Initiative at Harvard.

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Outlandish competition seeks the brain’s source of consciousness

Brain scientists can watch neurons re and communicate. They can map how brain regions light up during sensation, decision-making,
and speech. What they can’t explain is how all this activity gives rise to consciousness.