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What is consciousness? - Michael S. A. Graziano

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Patient P.S. suffered a stroke that damaged the right side of her brain, leaving her unaware of everything on her left side. If someone threw a ball at her left side, she might duck. But she wouldn't have awareness of the ball or know why she ducked. Where does consciousness come from? Michael Graziano explores the question that has vexed scientists and philosophers for centuries. [Directed by TED-Ed, narrated by Addison Anderson].https://www.ted.com/talks/michael_s_a_graziano_what_is_consciousness
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"The brain basis of consciousness. ... Graziano proposed that specialized machinery in the brain computes the feature of awareness and attributes it to other people in a social context. The same machinery, in that hypothesis, also attributes the feature of awareness to oneself." [Wikipedia]
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Any thoughts about this?
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Everybody asks what is consciousness, but no one asks how is consciousness.
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Everybody asks what is consciousness, but no one asks how is consciousness.
This makes no sense considering that it's a non observable"entity".
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The logic of action against inputs from senses isn't that roughly what consciousness, brain has the logic and is trained to protect the body by monitoring the surrounding using our 5 senses
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This makes no sense considering that it's a non observable"entity".
Well it is an attempt at humor and, although a poor one, you responding to the comment, showing no awareness that it is such, means that you technically got wooshed.
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Brain: Quick, think of a snarky comment while you're still early. beaming face with smiling eyes
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Brain: Quick, think of a snarky comment while you're still early. beaming face with smiling eyes
and the comment is ? thinking facegrinning face with smiling eyes
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and the comment is ? thinking facegrinning face with smiling eyes
She forgot to comment anything, lol!
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She forgot to comment anything, lol!
maybe it was pun intended..for consciousness face with tears of joy
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But how much does consciousness weigh?
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But how much does consciousness weigh?
Three Fourth of an ounce.. as per weight of soul experiments smiling face with halo
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