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TOPIC: A causal account of spatial experience: IIT and the visual field by Andrew Haun [refresh]
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Blogger Johannes Kleiner wrote on Aug. 22, 2020 @ 18:46 GMT
In this talk, Andrew Haun (Assistant Scientist in the Center for Sleep and Consciousness at the University of Wisconsin-Madison) will present an application of the Integrated Information Theory (IIT) of consciousness to the problem of spatial experience. Much of human experience is either spatial or rooted in a phenomenal space. This is clearly the case with visual experience, a fundamental component of which is the visual field, which we normally experience as filled with colors and other features, and which grounds all higher aspects of visual perception. This talk will present an essential phenomenology of the spatial character of the visual field, and show how IIT accounts for spatial experience. The conclusion is that the visual field must be the intrinsic causal structure of a grid network in the brain.



Keywords: Mathematical Consciousness Science Online Seminar Series

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Steve Dufourny wrote on Aug. 22, 2020 @ 19:12 GMT
Hi Mr Kleiner, great your blog, I am going to tell you my past, maybe you could be interested, I have some problems of epilepsy i have taken phenytoin duron 12 years, and at the age of 21 I was at university in geology in second and unfortunally I have had a big crisis of 5hours and so after I have had a coma, it was difficult after to rebegin even to speak and I had many confusions also, I explain this like you work about the sleep and the consciousness. The brain is fascinating and so complex. Regards

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Jason Mark Wolfe wrote on Aug. 22, 2020 @ 19:58 GMT
I just assume that my dreams are taking place on some higher dimensional existence with other dreamers.

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Steve Agnew wrote on Aug. 29, 2020 @ 21:29 GMT
Here is the Kleiner blog entry for Haun's talk simply substituting free choice for consciousness. This shows that free choice is a much more useful scientific operationalization for why we act the way that we act, not consciousness...

In the last decades, studies of free choice- once considered outside the scope of empirical science - have become part and parcel of cognitive...

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