There is a new paper in Cerebral Cortex, In Vivo Ephaptic Coupling Allows Memory Network Formation, where the authors 'predicted that the brain's electric fields guide neurons to produce memories'.
There is a 1980 paper, "Mind, Brains and Programs", describing what is known as the Chinese Room Argument where the author wrote, "Suppose that I'm locked in a room and given a large batch of Chinese writing. Suppose furthermore (as is indeed the case) that I know no Chinese, either written or spoken, and that I'm not even confident that I could recognize Chinese writing as Chinese writing distinct from, say, Japanese writing or meaningless squiggles. To me, Chinese writing is just so many meaningless squiggles."
There is a recent article on Vox, "Why Scientists Haven’t Cracked Consciousness", writing summaries on the field that included the paragraphs, "Meanwhile, Karl Friston, the world’s most-cited living neuroscientist, has an idea called the free-energy principle.
There is a recent article in Nature, Decades-long bet on consciousness ends — and it’s philosopher 1, neuroscientist 0, reporting, in part, on a panel at the 26th annual meeting of the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness (ASSC) about a bet on consciousness, a quarter century ago.