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Anil K. Seth

‘Life in the first person is both magical and terrifying. But it is circumscribed.’ Anil K. Seth on the ties between our brains, bodies and consciousness.

Anil K. Seth

Anil K. Seth is Professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience and co-director of the Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science at the University of Sussex. He is also a Wellcome Trust Engagement Fellow. In his research, Anil seeks to understand the biological basis of consciousness by bringing together research across neuroscience, mathematics, artificial intelligence, computer science, psychology, philosophy and psychiatry – and to translate an understanding of the complex brain networks underpinning consciousness into new clinical approaches to psychiatric and neurological disorders. @anilkseth.

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