On consciousness– with Christof Koch

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On consciousness– with Christof Koch

The greatest mystery of all is why a group of atoms, like the ones constituting me, can feel anything. The mind-brain problem has puzzled philosophers for millennia.

Thanks to pioneers like Christof Koch, consciousness studies have recently become a legitimate field of scientific inquiry.

He has written three excellent books on the topic. We discuss many aspects of the phenomenon, including an intriguing candidate theory: Integrated Information Theory.

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