Researchers, altering Libet’s classical experiment, found that human brains show no “readiness potential” when a decision is important.
Neuroimaging and mathematics showed that a simple Stop! signal in the brain would not allow a mouse to stop as quickly as it in fact did.
An enterprising electrical engineer, Payton Pearson, thinks it can be done. There are reasons for doubt.
While octopus brains are very different from vertebrate brains, they share with vertebrates, a huge number of microRNAs.
Anil Seth explains away consciousness away using fashionable terms like that. As a pediatric neurosurgeon, I know from clinical experience that he is wrong.