Videos from the Return of Consciousness international seminar from summer 2015 (at which both Antti Revonsuo and Sakari Kallio held presentations) have now been made available. The website where they are located is in Swedish, but the video content is in English. For ease of access, I will post direct links to each of the […]
Both Antti Revonsuo and Sakari Kallio have, independently, recently presented some of their research at a prestigious seminar arranged by the Axel and Margaret Ax:son Johnson Foundation, entitled The Return of Consciousness – A New Science on Old Questions, held at Avesta Manor, Sweden, on 14-15 June. Other speakers included such luminaries as Susan Blackmore, […]
Antti Revonsuo has written a chapter for the 2015 John Benjamins anthology The Constitution of Phenomenal Consciousness, entitled “The Future of Consciousness Science: From Empirical Correlations to Theoretical Explanation”. Briefly, the chapter gives an overview of Antti’s previous work concerning a multilevel framework for consciousness science, including descriptions of his group’s research on dreaming.
Antti Revonsuo has published an article in the Journal of Consciousness Studies entitled “Hard to See the Problem?“. Briefly, the article argues, on the basis of empirical research on dreaming, that externalist, embodied, and enactive explanations of consciousness will not be able to solve the problem.
An international team including Antti Revonsuo have published an article in Current Pharmaceutical Design entitled “Harnessing Anesthesia and Brain Imaging for the Study of Human Consciousness“. The article reviews recent advances in the study of consciousness, utilizing positron emission tomography (PET) and functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) for different states of consciousness – including anesthesia.