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Dec 20, 2019

This is our 13th annual review episode. I share a few highlights from episodes 153-163 and include a few extra reflections on the recent 4-part series about the neuroscience of Consciousness.

This month's episode transcript is included for FREE.

Partial list of Books/Authors featured in 2019:

Extra: Susan Schneider, author of "Artificial You"

Dec 15, 2019

This episode of Books and Ideas is an interview with Susan Schneider, author of a fascinating new book called Artificial You: AI and the Future of Your Mind. Schneider's book goes beyond the question of whether AI might become conscious to issues that might affect us on a more personal level.
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Nov 22, 2019

This is the premium transcript for BS 163 with Christof Koch.

Please scroll down for the mp3.

Nov 22, 2019

Christof Koch returns to Brain Science for the 3rd time and in this episode he shares his new book The Feeling of Life Itself: Why Consciousness Is Widespread but Can't Be Computed. He tells us why he doesn't think the Neural Correlates of Consciousness (NCC) are enough to explain subjective experience and he gives us a...

Oct 25, 2019

This is the premium transcript of BS 162 with Michael Graziano, author of Rethinking Consciousness: A Scientific Theory of Subjective Experience. Please scroll to find the audio file.