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Consciousness and the Brain: Unresolved Mysteries

April 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm +04

About the Event:

We are delighted to invite you to a lecture titled “Consciousness and the Brain: Unresolved Mysteries,” featuring a distinguished guest, Dr. Georg Northoff, philosopher, neuroscientist, and psychiatrist from the University of Ottawa, Canada.

Dr. Northoff will delve into the unresolved mysteries of the brain by exploring its unique structure and the mechanisms behind consciousness. He will also discuss whether artificial intelligence, like robots, can possess a conscious mind.

Before the lecture, we encourage you to watch Dr. Northoff’s “Do Robots and Artificial Intelligence Have Consciousness? A View from the Brain” online seminar from last year, accessible here.

Save the date to attend the lecture on April 4 at 4:30pm in Room 214W, PAB.

Register here.

About the Speaker:

Dr. Georg Northoff is a philosopher, neuroscientist, and psychiatrist, holding degrees in all three

disciplines. Originally from Germany, Dr. Northoff is now working in Ottawa/Canada, where he is studying the relationship between the brain and the mind in its various facets. The central question is: why and how can our brain construct subjective phenomena like self, consciousness, and emotions?

Dr. Northoff is the author of various books, including his most recent Neurowaves Brain, Time and Consciousness.

Links for Reference:

Neurowaves Brain, Time and Consciousness book is available here.

Dr. Northoff’s official website is accessible here.

Dr. Northoff’s published articles and books can be found here.

His most recent From Brain Dynamics to the Mind book, scheduled to be published soon, can be found here.

Language: English


April 4
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm +04
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Akian College of Science and Engineering (CSE)
+374 60 69 40 40; +374 60 61 26 38
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PAB 214W
40, Baghramyan Ave
Yerevan, Yerevan 0019 Armenia
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+374 10 32 40 40; +374 60 69 40 40