From object to subject: consciousness at the center of a necessary “reframing” of science and the production of knowledge.

In late December 2016 I wrote this piece for the YHouse blog. YHouse is a newly-formed New York City based organization that is dedicated to approaching the topic of consciousness from a multidisciplinary perspective that includes the hard sciences, social sciences, arts and philosophy; from the for-profit, non-profit and academic world. I started volunteering at YHouse in September 2016. There, I am in charge of photography, taking care of its blog and social media, and, as a social scientist, I occasionally write opinion pieces and commentaries. This piece is a commentary on a talk given by Doctor Piet Hut (one of the founders of YHouse) about the need to come up with new ways of understanding and researching the issue of consciousness.

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