If consciousness is a function of neurons ?

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If consciousness is a function of neurons ?

Post by newuser » Wed Sep 24, 2014 6:48 pm

Then by transplanting those neurons to another person would you wake up in their body ?

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Post by aisann » Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:43 pm

I always think about this
but no satisfying answer:(
And also for another question
Why aren't people aware of all of body
for example why aren't you aware of your kidney???

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Post by RZachary1 » Wed Jan 14, 2015 5:53 am

Which neurons are you considering? 'you' are the combined functions of billions of neurons spread across your brain.

When your next door neighbor wakes up in the morning, he's (from your perspective) already waking up in another person's body, and having their thoughts, personality, sexuality etc. That's him, not you. You're you because you have your body, thoughts, personality, sexuality etc. If you had his, you'd be him.

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Post by Fornita » Tue Jun 14, 2016 3:21 am

This is not a question of only biology, neurons are the basic structure of the organism, many functions are required to complete combination. Vegetative also have neurons, but has some damage on part of them, why he is unconscious?
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