Visual Attention and Consciousness

What is the difference between attention and consciousness? This lecture describes the scientific meaning of consciousness, journeys on the search for neural correlates of visual consciousness, and explores the possibility of consciousness in other beings and even non-biological structures. Speaker: Christof Koch.

By Allen Institute for Brain Science
Published Jan, 2013
Difficulty level Beginner
Type Video
Collections Coding and Vision 101

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Topics covered:

  1. Selective attention
  2. Consciousness
  3. Relationship between selective attention and consciousness