The Science of Consciousness

Tucson Biennial Conferences Series (since 1994)

& Alternate Year International TSC Conferences (since 1995)

in Cooperation with Partner Organizations and Institutions


Call for Abstracts




SPRING 2018 - TSC Tucson Conference

The Science of Consciousness - April 2-7, 2018

Loews Ventana Canyon Resort - Tucson, Arizona

2018 Conference Themes:

  • Are We Living in a Matrix-like Simulation?
  • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Consciousness
  • Consciousness, Pain and Addiction
  • Gene Editing and Consciousness
  • Binding, Integration and Synthesis of Consciousness
  • Brain Mapping and the Connectome
  • Anterior and Posterior Cortex: What's 'Hot' and What's Not?
  • Anesthetic and Psychoactive Drugs
  • Language and Consciousness
  • Non-Invasive Brain Modulation
  • Origin and Evolution of Life and Consciousness
  • Panpsychism, Idealism and Spacetime Geometry
  • Quantum Brain Biology 
  • Time, Free Will and Consciousness


TSC 2018 Workshops - to be announced      

Tuesday April 3: 

Integrated East-West Forum (DEI) 


Conference Opening                     

2018 April 2-7 TSC  LINKS

1.   Conference Registration Site for The Science of Consciousness        Pre-Registration, Abstract Submission

Deadline for Abstracts: December 1, 2017

2.   Online Payment System - for conference registration fees 

3.   Conference Hotel - Loews Ventana Canyon,Tucson

      Room Reservations - Hotel Link

4.  Workshop Proposals - Submission Process Open

Tuesday April 3: 

5.  Integrated East West Forum

at the The Science of Consciousness Conference, Tucson, Arizona

East West Forum Abstract Deadline: November 30, 2017


6.   Registration Fees

Workshops $50-$75 (will post by November 15)  


TSC Co-Sponsors

Program Chairs

Stuart Hameroff, Director, Center for Consciousness Studies,

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

George Mashour, Director, Center for Consciousness Science,

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


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Highlights from 2017 - Archives

2017 Videos from TSC 2017 San Diego

2017 Plenary Session Videos


Program Book and Abstracts

Updated Program     (Program Updates June 1, 2017)

Final Book of Abstracts    (Abstracts, Program Book May 12. 2017)


Consciousness Central




1. Deepak Chopra - How We Create the Human Universe

2. Integrated DEI East-West Forum

3. TSC 2017 Vision Talk Prof. PS Satsangi


2017 Conference Photos - A Collection of Daily Folders 




Misc Publications/Videos



Tubulin Vibrations Consciousness Depends on

tubulin vibrations inside neurons anesthesia study suggests


East West, The Middle West, Dialogue with the Dalai Lama


The Strange Link Between the Human Mind and Physics,

BBC by Philip Ball, February 16, 2017



14: "Consciousness in the Universe: An Updated Review of the "Orch OR" Theory," in Biophysics of Consciousness: A Foundational Approach,

eds. Roman R. Poznanski, Jack A Tuszynski, Todd E Feinberg,

World Scientific, 2016

Change the Music - Psychotherapy and Brain Vibrations,

The Neuropsychotherapist, Vol 4,4, April 2016

Consciousness: Integrating Eastern and Western Perspectives


2016 -TSC April Tucson

D. Chalmers, D. Chopra



Science of Consciousness Conference

Is Carnival of the Mind
by George Johnson ​

"Dispatch from the Desert of Consciousness Research" Part 1
"Dispatch from the Desert of Consciousness Research" Part 2
"Dispatch from the Desert of Consciousness Research" Part 3
"Dispatch from the Desert of Consciousness Research" Part 4 

by John Horgan 



JCS Vol. 23, No. 9-10, September/October 2016 ...

The Science of Consciousness, Tucson 2016. Logan T. Trujillo ...



Science of Consciousness TSC

2016 Plenary Bios 

2016 TSC "The Science of Consciousness" - Book of Abstracts and Program

2016 Plenary Videos (youtube)  

2016 Plenary Videos (iTunes)   

2016 TSC 2016 Feature for 2016 TSC Tucson 

2016 Consciousness Chronicles-Videos

2016 Consciousness Central - The Daily Show from TSC Tucson

2016 Consciousness Central 2016 Tucson

         Consciousness Chronicles


TSC -Media files

Conference Trailer - Video

YouTube-2016 Plenary Videos

Program Book Final Version 2016

Conference Flyer PDF-Final

Conference Release 1

Conference Flyer 2

Registration Brochure/Order Form and Cancellation Policy

JPEG artwork-flyer 


CCS Releases Final Announcement March 31, 2016
AHSC Memo "The Science of Consciousness Asks Big Questions" April 12, 2016
Program Book 2016 Abstracts
Conference Trailer 2016 Consciousness Central TV
Consciousness Central TV TSC Playlist
Daily round up  Nick Day, Host


History of TSC PLENARY, since 1994

LINKS to Past Programs 

Biennial and International TSC Conferences 1994-2016

i tunes, Podcasts, Plenary Sessions, - CCS TSC   


you tube - Science of Consciousness, Plenary CCS TSC

CCS 2014 - It was 20 Years Ago Today

A short film early

2014 20th Anniversary Poster

TSC 1996- Toward a Science of Consciousness

Tucson Convention Center, short clip

1994-2016 TUCSON

upcoming: 2018 Tucson 13  Apr 1-8, 2018

Co Sponsors

Stuart Hameroff, Center for Consciousness Studies, Tucson, AZ

George Mashour, Center for Consciousness Science, Ann Arbor


INTERNATIONAL - Co-Sponsored Conferences

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GOOGLE says It Has Proved Its Controversial Quantum

Computer Really Works, MIT Technology Review, 12/8/2015

Anesthetics Act in Quantum Channels in Brain Microtubules to Prevent Consciousness, Travis Craddock, Stuart Hameroff, Ahmed Ayoub, Mariusz Klobukowski and Jack Tuszynski, Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, 2015, 15, 523-533 pdf


Stuart Hameroff, Harald Atmanspacher, Collegium Helveticum - ETH Zurich University 2/22/16Video Link

INTERALIA Magazine, Is Your Brain Really a Computer or is it a Quantum Orchestra tuned to the universe? - with a historical review of the Tucson Conferences, Stuart Hameroff

S. Hameroff, Huffington Post, 6/2/15,

Darwin Versus Deepak, Which Came First, Feelings or the Brain?

Why Can't The World's Greatest Minds Solve the Mystery of Consciousness?

by Oliver Burkeman, January 21, 2015

The Guardian Audio - Long Read 30:37

Deep inside cells, a clue to the mind -

Indian physicists have discovered what they say are possible

signatures of a hidden information processing network in all living cells,

predicted by other scientists decades ago as a key to deciphering biological

mysteries including consciousness.

Brain hierarchy leads inward to quantum channels where anesthetics act to prevent consciousness


Death in A Quantum Space

Japan Wired Magazine


highlights 2014 

20th Anniversary


Organized & Hosted by the Center for Consciousness Studies


2014  It was 20 Years Ago Today -

A short film early clips and

2014 - Penrose Awarded Bhaumik Prize 


 VIDEO - TSC 2014

Center for Consciousness Studies

2014 Plenary Sessions via iTunes

Consciousness Central TV Daily Roundup

The Deeper You Go: The Interviews

20th Anniversary Poster, D. Cantrell BioMed, AHSC,UMC  



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