What is consciousness?

New research by Johnjoe McFadden suggests that "our consciousness is derived from a field of electromagnetic waves given off by neurons as they fire." If his theory is correct, it could pave the way for more human "conscious" like computers and robots that "genuinely think and feel." Here's a quick recap: https://futurism.com/the-byte/research-claims-consciousness-itself-energy-field, and here's a link to the research paper itself: https://academic.oup.com/nc/article/2020/1/niaa016/5909853.

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