Vol. 3 No. 1 (2019)
Feature Articles

The ‘Consciousness-Brain’ relationship

Jean Pierre Gerbaulet
N-LIGHT Endowment Fund, 30 rue de Cronstadt 75015 Paris, France
Marc Henry
Université de Strasbourg, 4 rue Blaise Pascal, Strasbourg, France

Published 2019-03-31


  • Consciousness,
  • Meaning,
  • Neurons,
  • Activity,
  • Information

How to Cite

Gerbaulet, J. P., & Henry, M. (2019). The ‘Consciousness-Brain’ relationship. Substantia, 3(1), 113-118. https://doi.org/10.13128/Substantia-161


From a thought experiment on the observation of a human intellect by itself, we will attempt to demonstrate that, unlike what many neuroscientists postulate, assemblies of neurons do not generate consciousness: Consciousness pre-exists any material system.