consciousness

Autonomous, Moral, Killer Robots?

(August 24,2015)  The U.S. Office of Navel Research awarded $7.5 million in grant money over five years (beginning 2014) for researchers at Yale, Georgetown, Tufts,…


Number 32

Simply log in and purchase ($2.99) to rent Number 32 for 30 days. Number 32 is a visual and poetic documentary that explores the internal…


Orangutan in Argentina Wins “Non-Human Person” Rights

An orangutan in an Argentina zoo won non-human personhood rights as reported by The Guardian. This means it has been unlawfully deprived of its…


Is consciousness a state of matter?

Can a theoretical physicist investigate consciousness? For decades the few serious academics who tried were fatted to ridicule and marginalization. However, the times are…


A Neuroscientist’s Radical Theory of How Networks Become Conscious

Christof Koch has a radical new theory of how networks become conscious. Panpsychism!   http://www.wired.com/2013/11/christof-koch-panpsychism-consciousness/    


The Cambridge Declaration on Consciousness

An international group of prominent scientists, led by computational neuroscientist and neurophysiologist Dr. Philip Low, has signed The Cambridge Declaration on Consciousness in which…