The Tom Slick Research Awards in Consciousness represent a comprehensive, long term strategy designed to raise awareness and levels of funding for one of the most enigmatic and exciting unsolved questions in modern science: how does consciousness arise in human beings? (see: "25 Big Questions" - Science - Anniversary Issue - July 2005). Awards are given for innovative research, national and international conferences, workshops and symposia, as well as general interest books and textbooks focused on the mind/brain and human consciousness. Proposals for the Tom Slick Research Awards in Consciousness are accepted by Private Invitation only, and are limited to indirect costs of 5%.
Previous recipients include:
MSF-funded research has been published and featured in:
MSF-funded books, textbooks and special issues:
MSF funded the successful, recently published college textbook by Dr. Bernard Baars: "Cognition, Brain and Consciousness" (Elsevier - 2007).
MSF funding for workshops and conferences have resulted in the publication of the following science journal special issues and books:
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