Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Short Communication

The explanatory gap is still there

Klaus Oberauer a1
a1 University of Potsdam, Allgemeine Psychologie I, 14415 Potsdam, Germany


I argue that O'Regan & Noë's (O&N's) theory is in a no better position than any other theory to solve the “hard problem” of consciousness. Getting rid of the explanatory gap by exchanging sensorimotor contingencies for neural representations is an illusion.