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Animal welfare with and without consciousness

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Despite recent advances in understanding brain function, consciousness – specifically, how the brain gives rise to conscious experiences – remains ‘the hard problem.’ In humans, there are often multiple routes to the same actions, some of them involving conscious experience, others not. Furthermore, differences in brain circuitry make analogies between humans and other animals more difficult than is generally acknowledged. In this essay, I argue that both the study of consciousness itself an...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted Manuscript

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10.1111/jzo.12434

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Department:
Oxford, MPLS, Zoology
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Zoology Journal website
Volume:
301
Issue:
1
Pages:
1–10
Publication date:
2017-01-03
Acceptance date:
2016-11-15
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EISSN:
1469-7998
ISSN:
0952-8369
Pubs id:
pubs:659748
URN:
uri:19200075-3306-4a9a-a4c4-c9db058a7579
UUID:
uuid:19200075-3306-4a9a-a4c4-c9db058a7579
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pubs:659748
Paper number:
1

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