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The NYU Center for Mind, Brain and Consciousness is devoted to foundational issues in the mind-brain sciences.  It takes an interdisciplinary approach, including philosophy, psychology, neuroscience, linguistics, computer science, and other areas.

The directors of the Center are Ned Block and David Chalmers, both of whom are Professors of Philosophy and Neural Science at NYU.

The center hosts postdoctoral fellows and runs regular research workshops.  It also hosts a regular series of debates between leading researchers on foundational topics in the mind-brain sciences.

 

 

Upcoming Events

October 14-15, 2016: Conference, “The Ethics of Artificial Intelligence
Co-sponsored with the NYU Center for Bioethics

Speakers and panelists will include:

Nick Bostrom (Future of Humanity Institute), Meia Chita-Tegmark (Future of Life Institute), Mara Garza (UC Riverside, Philosophy), Sam Harris, Demis Hassabis (DeepMind/Google), Yann LeCun (Facebook, NYU Data Science), Francesca Rossi (University of Padova, Computer Science), Stuart Russell (UC Berkeley, Computer Science), Susan Schneider (University of Connecticut, Philosophy), Eric Schwitzgebel (UC Riverside, Philosophy), Max Tegmark (Future of Humanity Institute), Wendell Wallach (Yale, Bioethics), Eliezer Yudkowsky (Machine Intelligence Research Institute), and others.

Location: NYU

Registration is free but required. REGISTER HERE.