Pereira, Alfredo, Jr. (2017) Sentience in living tissue. Animal Sentience 13(5)
Michael L. Woodruff, Consciousness in teleosts: There is something it feels like to be a fish
I agree with Woodruff’s concept of sentience but must disagree about what he proposes as the biological correlates of feeling. Based on the interpretation of brain function originally presented by Camilo Golgi, I assume that feelings are instantiated by hydro-ionic waves in living tissue. From this viewpoint, the anatomical, physiological and behavioural criteria of Woodruff would not be necessary to argue for sentience in fish.
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