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Conversations on Neuroscience and Society

Susan Schneider, IEET Fellow and Assistant Professor of Philosophy, on “Future Brains: How Might Our Great-Great-Grandchildren Think (and Will They Still Be Human?)” at The School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania

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Can you survive the death of your brain by just adding more "matter?"

I've often wondered if, as the brain cells are continent upon the Hayflick limit, I connected a synthetic neocortex extender to my brain, and the cells in my brain slowly died, whether "I" would notice when I was only synthetic. Would my will "migrate" to the synthetic part?
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