The integrated information theory of agency

Brain and Behavioral Sciences 45:e45 (2022)
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Abstract

We propose that measures of information integration can be more straightforwardly interpreted as measures of agency rather than of consciousness. This may be useful to the goals of consciousness research, given how agency and consciousness are “duals” in many (although not all) respects.

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Hugh Desmond
Leibniz Universität Hannover
Philippe Huneman
University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne