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Runde auditorium, Domus Medica, University of Oslo May 19, 2022
PUBLIC LECTURE by Dr. Yaïr Pinto: Does a split brain imply a split mind?

Yaïr Pinto will present his research on split-brain patients and the challenges it presents to the modern computational theory of mind. Does a split brain imply a split mind?

Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi/ The Norwegain Academy of Science and Letters, Drammensveien 78, 0271 Oslo April 6, 2022
Open Lecture – Victor Lamme: WHAT CAN BRAIN SCIENCE TEACH US ABOUT CONSCIOUSNESS THAT WE DON’T KNOW ALREADY?

Forum for Consciousness Research and The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters invite you to a public lecture:  Victor Lamme: WHAT CAN BRAIN SCIENCE TEACH US ABOUT CONSCIOUSNESS THAT WE…

Online February 17, 2022
Panel discussion: What Are Dreams And Why Do We Have Them?

Every night, most of us enter into an unreal world of vivid, hallucinatory experiences. Importantly, this demonstrates that the brain, all by itself, can generate a convincing world of inner…

Online February 17, 2022
ERIK HOEL, public lecture – «The Overfitted Brain Hypothesis: Dreaming As Data Augmentation»

The nature of dreams is a topic that has been discussed for as long as humans could talk. But we are not the only species that dream. Research suggest that…

Det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi, Drammensveien 78, Oslo October 21, 2021
Hvordan oppstår bevisste opplevelser i hjernen? – Åpent foredrag ved Johan Frederik Storm

Hvordan oppstår bevisste opplevelser i hjernen? Innblikk i nyere naturvitenskapelig bevissthetsforskning. Foredrag ved professor ved Institutt for medisinske basalfag, Seksjon for fysiologi, Johan Frederik Storm. Arrangert av det Norske Videnskaps-Akademi,…

Zoom September 17, 2021
PUBLIC LECTURE – Andrew Lee: Does Consciousness Come In Degrees?

Does consciousness come in degrees? Public lecture by Andrew Lee.

Online February 15, 2021
Lecture series: «What is consciousness and how can we study it empirically? Progress and challenges»

While philosophers have investigated the topic of consciousness for hundreds of years, empirical research has only been a focus for the last decades. But in this time, what have we really learned about our internal experience of the world?

Online February 16, 2021
Panel discussion: Artificial Intelligence and Consciousness

Many researchers believe it’s only a matter of time before we make an artificial intelligence that is smarter than humans in all areas. Most famous of these is Ray Kurzweil who predicts this will happen before the year 2050. But will this intelligence be conscious? What are the implications if it is or not?

Location Not Set December 8, 2020
Congratulations to Roger Penrose for winning the Nobel Prize in Physics 2020!

We are happy to congratulate Sir Roger Penrose, University of Oxford, for winning the Nobel Prize in Physics 2020. https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/physics/2020/press-release/ The diploma and medal are presented to Roger Penrose today, 8…

Domus Juridica (Sentrum), Auditorium 1 February 13, 2020
Breakfast Meeting: What is consciousness and how do we experience the world?

What is consciousness? What do we mean when we say that someone or something is conscious? And what does this mean for neuroscience? There is nothing more familiar to us…