october, 2019

05oct6:30 pm8:30 pmThe Feeling of Life Itself: Why Consciousness is Widespread but Can’t be Computed6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Science in the City

Event Details

What is consciousness, and how do we detect it? Join Dr. Christof Koch, Chief Scientist and President of the Allen Institute for Brain Science, as he discusses the progress achieved over the past decades in locating the neural footprints of conscious experiences. Dr. Koch will discuss a general theory of consciousness, called Integrated Information Theory, and his work related to building a consciousness-meter to assess the presence of consciousness in neurological patients.

Cost: Members, Free / General Public, $5

Recommended Ages: All ages

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Prior to this Science in the City, join us at SciFi // Curiosity Expo as we blend the futurist dreams and reality to explore the science behind SciFi. 


(Saturday) 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


PACCAR Theater

200 Second Avenue North, Seattle, WA 98109