Anil Seth

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British neuroscientist

Consciousness, for each of us, is all there is. Without it, there’s no world, there’s no self, there’s nothing at all.”


British neuroscientist Anil Seth is professor of cognitive and computational neuroscience and co-director of the Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science at the University of Sussex (United Kingdom). He is also the co-director of the Brain, Mind, and Consciousness Program at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR).


Currently he is the editor-in-chief of the academic journal Neuroscience of Consciousness, at Oxford University, and he is the co-author of the bestselling book The 30 Second Brain (Ivy Press, 2014). He is a regular contributor to the New Scientist, The Guardian, the BBC, and other media.




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