"If brains are cultivated in the laboratory, without time limit, could they ever develop a form of consciousness that surpasses human capacity? As I see it, why not?" argues neuroscientist Guillaume Thierry.
A group of researchers are scheduled to speak at the Society for Neuroscience meeting in Chicago today to discuss the ethical implications of organoid-based research.
Our species has long grappled with the question of where consciousness originates. Is it an intrinsic part of the world around us?
We've identified brain signals that can differentiate between conscious and unconscious patients after brain injury.
The subjective experience of consciousness and associated psychological processes—thoughts, beliefs, ideas, intentions and more—are products of non-conscious processes, researchers say.
Explaining consciousness is one of the hardest problems in science and philosophy.
What if we had the ability to fool our brain into thinking that we'd experienced something that never happened?
The study contradicts common assumptions about when a brain reaches the point of no return.
A research overlap with physics suggests that chronic pain may be a consciousness disorder, rather than a physical one.
I, Robot could be closer than we think.
AI researchers say learning to overcome the CAPTCHA system is a "hallmark of human intelligence."
The characters in Transcendence are way beyond crushing on their OS: They're having their consciousness uploaded onto the Internet