What is Consciousness?

consciousness

“Our perception of the world around us, and ourselves within it, are ‘controlled hallucinations’ that the brain uses to help keep itself alive”

By:  Anil Seth, Professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex, UK.

I am so interested in the research of consciousness. I wonder every day about what it is. Here is an article and a TED talk by Anil Seth that is fascinating and at the same time, uplifting.

article and ted talk

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