In a special feature for Current Biology, LSE Professor Jonathan Birch and neuroscientist Joseph LeDoux asked 10 top experts: what can the search for consciousness in AI learn from the science of consciousness in animals, and vice versa?

With AI on the rise – including discussion on the moral and ethical implications of it, Jonathan Birch and Joseph LeDoux decided to put some of the big questions in this area to some leading experts on consciousness and/or higher cognition in humans and other animals. The experts that were interviewed are Kristin Andrews, Nicky Clayton, Nathaniel Daw, Chris Frith, Hakwan Lau, Megan Peters, Susan Schneider, Anil Seth, Thomas Suddendorf, and Marie Vanderkerckhove.

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