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Marcus du Sautoy
professor of mathematics, University of Oxford
With an introduction from Roger Highfield , director of external affairs, Science Museum Group

SPEAKER BIO

Simonyi professor and mathematician du Sautoy shares his unique perspective of the world through prime numbers, symmetry and patterns.

SUMMARY

The heart of the question about consciousness: Is there is a sense of self? A future challenge might be having to find out whether smart devices with automation have consciousness.

Science shows that 18-20 months toddlers start to be more conscious by giving a greater sense of one self. This was presented with the mirror recognition test by Gordon Gallup. [Images about brain activity]

Consciousness is not just an on and off switch. It is part of a whole great scale.

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