Tag Archives: Christof Koch

Scientist takes on the consciousness conundrum

Do animals possess consciousness? Can consciousness be uploaded into a computer? Can we measure objectively whether someone is conscious or not? Those may sound like deep, imponderable questions — but in a newly published book, “The Feeling of Life Itself,” neuroscientist Christof … Continue reading

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Scientist tracks where consciousness comes from

SAN FRANCISCO — For decades, neuroscientist Christof Koch has been searching for the seat of consciousness — a quest that has taken him deep within the brains of mice, and to the doorstep of the Dalai Lama. Now the president and chief scientific … Continue reading

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Scientist maps path to merge humans and machines

It may sound like a zombie movie, but Seattle’s Allen Institute for Brain Science is studying fresh human brain tissue to see up close how our neurons work — and perhaps eventually figure out how to meld minds with machines. Integrating artificial intelligence … Continue reading

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