Consciousness & the small network argument

Michael H. Herzog and Michael Esfeld and Wulfram Gerstner

Neural Networks, 20:1054-1056 (2007)

The last decade has experienced a vivid enthusiasm to unravel the mystery of consciousness believed to be one of the major puzzles of human kind. We share this enthusiasm. Still, we feel that current models are incomplete suffering from a problem that we call the small network argument .