Integrated Information Theory

My friend Garret Mindt has recently published an article on Integrated Information Theory (IIT) of consciousness. His article titled ‘The Problem With The ‘Information’ in Integrated Information Theory’ can be found here.

1200px-greek_letter_uppercase_phi-svgIntegrated information theory (IIT) of consciousness is a theory of consciousness recently formulated and proposed by Giulio Tononi. This theory proposes that consciousness (like yours, mine, or Laika‘s) is a function of the amount of information that is integrated within any complex system – IIT theorists like Tononi represent this amount of consciousness with the Greek letter Φ (Phi).

Read the article.

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