The Qualia Research Institute (or Qualia Computing) is a research group that investigates the concept of qualia (individual instances of subjective, conscious experience). The group publishes insightful blogs and has given various talks on the topic.
Qualia Research Institute
The research at Qualia aims to further our understanding of consciousness and their Symmetry Theory of Valence is a great place to start reading.
Why are they doing this research: “We believe understanding consciousness is one of the most important and pressing tasks for humanity: an enabling condition for fixing many problems of the present and for building good futures.“
The blogs can be found on Qualia Computing.
- Robin Carhart-Harris – Scientific Advisor
You can find talks on the YouTube channel.
- The Symmetry Theory of Valence (@The Centre for Psychedelic Research at Imperial College London) (YouTube, December 2020)
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