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A Third Big Consciousness Theory: Each Neuron Is a Computer

Dendritic information theory (DIT) may not explain consciousness any better than other theories but it may shed light on how anesthesia produces LOSS of consciousness
What we are really learning is that even the individual cells that mediate consciousness are very complex — even in the lab rats used in the experiments. Read More ›