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A New Method to Measure Consciousness Proposed: Scientific American

A New Method to Measure Consciousness Proposed: Scientific American | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
It's an important new tool for doctors, but what is it actually measuring?
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excerpt: "The scientists report that their measure performs impressively in distinguishing states of consciousness within subjects, as well as across subjects in different clinically identified consciousness stages.  These promising results will no doubt attract further study. However, the claim that the measure is theoretically grounded in a conceptual understanding of consciousness deserves a closer look. It is tempting to think that a concretely grounded clinical study of consciousness naturally advances our scientific understanding of the phenomenon, but is this necessarily the case?"

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Sheeple... - I am the only conscious human...

Sheeple... - I am the only conscious human... | Teacher Tools and Tips | Scoop.it
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