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Altered states of consciousness

in Consciousness

March 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Consciousness. 4906 words.

‘Altered states of consciousness’ discusses the states of consciousness during sleep, dreaming, hallucinations, out-of-body experiences, near-death experiences, and meditation and after...

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Are we ever aware of concepts? A critical question for the Global Neuronal Workspace, Integrated Information, and Attended Intermediate-Level Representation theories of consciousness

David Kemmerer.

in Neuroscience of Consciousness

P ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience; Neuroscientific Techniques; Cognitive Neuroscience; Consciousness. 9698 words.

To locate consciousness in the flow of synaptic activity in the brain, we must first locate it in the flow of information processing in the mind. Two different positions have been debated...

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Autonomic correlates of seeing one’s own face in patients with disorders of consciousness

Sergio Bagnato, Cristina Boccagni, Caterina Prestandrea and Giuseppe Galardi.

in Neuroscience of Consciousness

P ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience; Neuroscientific Techniques; Cognitive Neuroscience; Consciousness. 5274 words.

The ability to recognize one’s own face is a hallmark of self-awareness. In healthy subjects, the sympathetic skin response evoked by self-face recognition has a greater area under the...

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Behavioral and electrophysiological evidence for fast emergence of visual consciousness

Henry Railo, Antti Revonsuo and Mika Koivisto.

in Neuroscience of Consciousness

P ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience; Neuroscientific Techniques; Cognitive Neuroscience; Consciousness. 8112 words.

A fundamental unsettled dispute concerns how fast the brain generates subjective visual experiences. Both early visual cortical activation and later activity in fronto-parietal global...

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Can working memory be non-conscious?

Timo Stein, Daniel Kaiser and Guido Hesselmann.

in Neuroscience of Consciousness

P ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience; Neuroscientific Techniques; Cognitive Neuroscience; Consciousness. 1576 words.

Working memory (WM) is closely linked to conscious awareness: In most conceptions of WM, the inputs to WM need to be conscious. The findings of some recent studies, however, have been taken...

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Conscious will

in Consciousness

March 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Consciousness. 4818 words.

Do we have free will? ‘Conscious will’ considers this question and shows that the issue raises strong feelings because freedom implies responsibility. Part of the problem lies with...

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Consciousness

Susan Blackmore.

March 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Consciousness. 160 pages.

How can a physical brain create our experience of the world? What creates our identity? Do we really have free will? Could consciousness itself be an illusion? Exciting new developments in...

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Controlling for performance capacity confounds in neuroimaging studies of conscious awareness

Jorge Morales, Jeffrey Chiang and Hakwan Lau.

in Neuroscience of Consciousness

P ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience; Neuroscientific Techniques; Cognitive Neuroscience; Consciousness. 7927 words.

Studying the neural correlates of conscious awareness depends on a reliable comparison between activations associated with awareness and unawareness. One particularly difficult confound to...

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Editorial

Anil K. Seth, Biyu J. He and Jakob Hohwy.

in Neuroscience of Consciousness

P ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience; Neuroscientific Techniques; Cognitive Neuroscience; Consciousness. 2217 words.

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The evolution of consciousness

in Consciousness

March 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Consciousness. 5254 words.

‘The evolution of consciousness’ begins with two questions. Firstly, which living creatures are conscious and in what way? Secondly, when and how did consciousness evolve? Consciousness...

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