Cambridge Declaration on Consciousness in Non-Human Animals

In 2012, a group of neuroscientists signed the Cambridge Declaration on Consciousness, which asserts that “humans are not unique in possessing the neurological substrates that generate consciousness. Non-human animals, including all mammals and birds, and many other creatures, including octopuses, also possess these neural substrates.”

video link: here
Resources from the 2012 conference: here
More about the conference, and declaration: here and here

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