Self-scanning robot would be conscious
Building a conscious robot is simply a matter of building a machine that monitors its own internal activities—this generates a conscious feeling—and that scans the results of those monitorings—this generates awareness of the feeling.
There are three levels: the internal activity, the first-level scanning, and the second-level scanning.

Both consciousness and the ability to learn are made possible by the two scanning levels.

John Pollock (1989).
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Self-scanning robot would be conscious
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