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Anil Seth is Professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience at the University of Sussex and Founding Co-Director of the Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science.

Anil investigates the biological basis of consciousness by bringing together research across neuroscience, mathematics, artificial intelligence, computer science, psychology, philosophy and psychiatry. He has published over 150 academic papers and edited the bestselling popular science book 30 Second Brain. He was also the science consultant for the book EyeBenders, which won the 2013 Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize. Anil is Editor-in-Chief of the academic journal Neuroscience of Consciousness (Oxford University Press), a Senior Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, and a Wellcome Trust Engagement Fellow. He was the 2017 President of the British Science Association (Psychology Section), and his 2017 TED talk has been viewed over 6 million times. Follow him @anilkseth.