I posted previously about this, but I was extremely ineffective in relaying information about this theory of consciousness.
If someone at the Allen Institute or elsewhere, much more qualified than I am (a High School student) could read this compelling theory written by Steven Sevush about integrated information happening at the level of individual pyramidal neurons and giving rise to conscious entities creating a macroscopic illusion of unity in the human mind, I would be eternally grateful.
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It’s been keeping me up late at night for months now due to its philosophical implications about the potentially even shorter nature of our existence, potentially even shorter than our bodies continue to stay alive. I’ve been trying to obtain closure on this topic for so long, and I need some help from someone with more knowledge in this area.