How many people in my head

08/11/2013 07:06

Jonathan Edwards, Imprint Academic

The author has painstakingly researched and developed his own theory of consciousness. He argues firstly, that consciousness has to exist at the level of the individual neuron, and secondly that this neuron-based consciousness is an electromechanical wave of elasticity in the membrane of the neuron. The wave is classical rather than quantum, which may be felt to leave unanswered the problem of how consciousness would suddenly arise at the complex level, when it does not exist at the fundamental level, especially given that the author is himself dismissive of emergent property theories. [Read more] ...