Consciousness as Integrated Information

NYU Center for Mind, Brain and Consciousness Inaugural Lecture

Giulio Tononi (Wisconsin)

CONSCIOUSNESS AS INTEGRATED INFORMATION

Wednesday October 24, 2012 5pm

12 Waverly Place, Room G08

Giulio Tononi holds the David P. White Chair in Sleep Medicine and a Distinguished Chair in Consciousness Science at the University of Wisconsin.  He is well-known for his research on sleep and on consciousness, where he has pioneered new biological, computational,and theoretical approaches.  His books include A UNIVERSE OF CONSCIOUSNESS (2000; with Gerald Edelman), THE NEUROLOGY OF CONSCIOUSNESS (2009; co-edited with Steven Laureys) and PHI: A VOYAGE FROM THE BRAIN TO THE SOUL.