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  • DIWISS
    Department Of Consciousness Research
    Research Director
Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg
Department of Theoretical Physics
PhD, 1995

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One of the main issues in consciousness research is widely known as the hard problem of consciousness. The core of the hard problem amounts to the question of how a physical system such as the human brain can give rise to the rich spectrum of sensations and emotions that make up our subjective experiences. The challenge is to find an integrated approach for the understanding of the physical world and the inner world (consciousness) as well as their interdependence. Currently, my research activities focus on the development of a conceptual framework for consciousness that is geared to laying the foundations for a fundamental theory of consciou…

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