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Does Self-Awareness Require a Complex Brain?

Sunday, September 2, 2012
Category: Science

From blogs.scientificamerican.com

Scientists differ on the difference between consciousness and self-awareness, but here is one common explanation: Consciousness is awareness of one’s body and one’s environment; self-awareness is recognition of that consciousness—not only understanding that one exists, but further understanding that one is aware of one’s existence.

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