[Neuroscience] Re: Combine neuroscience and computer science
(by jalegris from sympatico.ca)
Tue Jan 27 00:14:21 EST 2009
On Jan 26, 8:33 am, davide <davide... from REMOVECAPITALhotmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I explain a bit the strange subject. By the way I am not sure this is
> the right NG, apologies if it isn't.
> I have studied computer science for many years and very recently
> robotics but now for some reasons (I am not going to bore you with them)
> I have realised that it is not what I really want to do. Now I am very
> interested in spirituality (humans and not machines) and in particular
> in consciousness. Neuroscience is directly related to it and also very
> fascinating. But I am not sure it's what I had in mind (at the moment I
> am more interested in the spiritual side of consciousness but I have
> also started to read about neuroscience). Anyway, I did not want to
> waste many years of computer science and therefore I was looking for a
> solution to put the two things together. That's why this post.
> So, is there a way to combine computer science and consciousness?
> I know this may sound a bit strange to you but if you have any idea,
> suggestion, comment, critic ..... I would really appreciate.
> Many thanks.
You may have a point there, lumping consciousness in with
spirituality, because for the most part people who think they are
studying consciousness are actually just playing word games.
Neuroscience is something completely different - it is biology, with
no connections to computer science beyond those we find in other
fields of science.
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