Tag Archives: Self-awareness

Layers of self awareness and animal cognition

In the last consciousness post, which discussed issues with panpsychism and simple definitions of consciousness, I laid out five functional layers of cognition which I find helpful when trying to think about systems that are more or less conscious. ┬áJust … Continue reading

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When should we consider an AI a fellow being?

Fears of AI (artificial intelligence) are still showing up the media, most recently with another quote from Stephen Hawking warning that it might be the end of us, with Elon Musk, due to his own anxious statements, now being referenced … Continue reading

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Babies Have Self-Awareness From The Minute They’re Born (STUDY)

Babies Have Self-Awareness From The Minute They’re Born (STUDY). This is a significant discovery. ┬áPreviously it wasn’t thought that babies had self awareness until around 18 months. ┬áMore evidence that our brains come with a lot of preprogramming, that we … Continue reading

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