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Sentience – The Invention of Consciousness

Nicholas Humphrey In Conversation With David Malone

60 mins watch time

Posted December 2022

Psychology, Science

We feel, therefore we are. Conscious sensations ground our sense of self.  They are crucial to our idea of ourselves as psychic beings: present, existent, and mattering. But is it only humans who feel this way? Do other animals? Will future machines? Weaving together intellectual adventure and cutting-edge science, theoretical psychologist Nicholas Humphrey explores the quest for answers.