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Ideas of Anil Seth, by Text

[British, fl. 2021, Professor of Neuroscience at Sussex University.]

2021 Being You
I.1 n p.22 Single neurons can carry out complex functions
I.2 p.37 The cerbellum has a huge number of neurons, but little involvement in consciousness
I.2 p.46 Human exceptionalism plagues biology, and most other human thinking
I.3 p.61 Maybe a system is conscious if the whole generates more information than its parts
III.11 p.216 Volition is felt as doing what you want, with possible alternatives, and a source from within
III.8 p.151 The self is embodied, perspectival, volitional, narrative and social [PG]
IV.13 p.252 Modern AI is mostly machine-based pattern recognition