19-Topics-Consciousness - Introduction to Cognitive Science...

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    Introduction to Cognitive Science PSYCH 1102/COGST 1101/LING 1170/ PHIL 1910/CS 1710
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    Topics: Consciousness Backstage at the cartesian  theater
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    Outline What consciousness isn’t The boring definitions What consciousness might be The fuzzy-wuzzy but potentially interesting  definition Another approach to consciousness Brainssssss, brainsssss! What do we  do  with consciousness? Humans as storytellers
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    What consciousness isn’t The boring definitions
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    What consciousness isn’t Definition 1: Nothing too difficult to explain
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    What consciousness isn’t Definition 2: Nothing too difficult to explain Implicit vs. explicit processing Thresholds of activation Dorsal vs. Ventral visual systems questions
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    What consciousness might be The fuzzy-wuzzy but potentially interesting  definition
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    What consciousness might be Definition 3: Is there something it is like… To see a shiny red apple To eat delicious food To feel pain To experience love What it is like to be you, that it is not like to be a  robot (or a zombie)? Is there something to experience that isn’t 
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