Being you : a new science of consciousness / Anil Seth.

Author
Seth, Anil K. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
  • [New York, New York] : Dutton, an imprint of Penguin Random house LLC, [2021]
  • ©2021
Description
340 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

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"Being you is an unprecedented tour of consciousness thats to new experimental evidence, much of white comes from Seth's own lab. His radical argument is that we do not perceive the world as it objectively is, but rather that we are prediction machines, constantly inventing our world and correcting our mistakes by the microsecond, and that we can now observe the biological mechanisms in the brain that accomplish this process of consciousness."--Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-331) and index.
Contents
I: Level. The real problem -- Measuring consciousness -- Phi -- II: Content. Perceiving from the inside out -- The wizard of odds -- The beholder's share -- III: Self. Delirium -- Expect yourself -- Being a beast machine -- A fish in water -- Degrees of freedom -- IV: Other. Beyond human -- Machine minds.
ISBN
  • 9781524742874 ((hardcover))
  • 1524742872 ((hardcover))
OCLC
1237100953
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