How do our brains produce the magic show of conscious experience?
The question remains one of the universe’s unsolved mysteries — and this week’s podcast guest, Anil Seth, is working on the answer. Anil is Professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex. In his work he seeks to understand the biological basis of consciousness by bringing together research across neuroscience, mathematics, AI, computer science, psychology, philosophy and psychiatry. Matthew Stadlen caught up with him backstage at How To Academy’s annual How to Change the World conference to find out more.