What’s so hard about understanding consciousness? My conversation with Antonio Damasio, hosted by Kristen French of Nautilus, is out now.
Simulating homeostatic, allostatic and goal-directed forms of interoceptive control using active inference – new in Biological Psychology, led by Alec Tschantz and Giovanni Pezzulo, with me, Laura Barca, Domenico Maisto, and Chris Buckley.
Just out in Nature Communications: A comment by Ehrsson et al, and our response (w/ Pete Lush), on the relation between the the rubber hand illusion and phenomenological control. In which they disagree with us, and we disagree with them.
“Lucid, engaging … awe inspiring and humane.” Being You is one of New Statesman’s 20 essential reads of 2021, across all categories. I could never have imagined sharing a list with Kazuo Ishiguro – but here we are!
Being You has been reviewed in the New Statesman! “In lucid, engaging prose Seth deftly navigates long-standing philosophical debates over the nature of consciousness”. Read the full review here.
“An exhilarating book: a vast-ranging, phenomenal achievement that will undoubtedly become a seminal text.” Being You – A New Science of Consciousness is Book of the Day in The Guardian.