Doing Your Mind

Research, comments and musings about active minds.


Coma, Consciousness and Sensorimotor Scepticism

The BBC have an article and video about Rom Houben, a Belgian man who was misdiagnosed as being in a coma for 23 years, but for that entire time claims to have been normally conscious. Aaron Sloman has made the point on the PHILOS-L mailing list that this case challenges any sensorimotor theory of consciousness, […]