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Dec 23, 2022: Just accepted in Frontiers in Psychology!!
A paper explaining how sensorimotor theory can make inroads into solving the hard problem of phenomenal consciousness: the reason why experiences have “something it’s like” is related to the fact that we lose control over the flow of information, over our bodies, attention and motivation. See https://psyarxiv.com/axz5e.
The paper is a development of an 11-minute talk I gave at ASSC 2022 in Amsterdam explaining how sensorimotor theory can account for why experiences have “something it’s like” and why they’re classified as mental, emotional, bodily and sensory.