Saturday, July 13, 2013

Roundtable: IIT

Saturday July 13 13:30-15:00

Debating the Integrated Information Theory of Consciousness
Moderated by Stuart Firestein (Dep’t of Biology, Columbia University)
Christof Koch (CalTech & Allen Institute for Brain Science)
Giulio Tononi (Dep’t of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin)
Gary Marcus (Dep’t of Psychology, New York University)
Jennifer Goldman (Ph.D. candidate, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University)

Giulio Tononi, Christof Koch, Gary Marcus, and Jennifer Goldman will discuss and debate the new view of Integrated Information as the basis for conscious states. This not-to-be-missed event will be a lively, but civil, exploration of an idea that has garnered much popular and scientific attention in recent years.

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