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Altered states of consciousness

Susan Blackmore.

in Consciousness

March 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Consciousness. 4902 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

Susan Blackmore.

in Consciousness

March 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Consciousness. 4816 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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Contextual cueing of visual search is associated with greater subjective experience of the search display configuration

Bernhard Schlagbauer, Manuel Rausch, Michael Zehetleitner, Hermann J Müller and Thomas Geyer.

in Neuroscience of Consciousness

P ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience; Neuroscientific Techniques; Cognitive Neuroscience; Consciousness. 6881 words.

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Visual search is facilitated when display configurations are repeated over time, showing that memory of spatio-configural context can cue the location...

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

Susan Blackmore.

in Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction

March 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Consciousness. 5250 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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“Free will”: are we all equal? A dynamical perspective of the conscious intention to move

Emilie A. Caspar and Axel Cleeremans.

in Neuroscience of Consciousness

P ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience; Neuroscientific Techniques; Cognitive Neuroscience; Consciousness. 7007 words.

In their seminal (1983) study, Libet and colleagues suggested that awareness of one’s intention to act has a postdictive character in that it occurs long after cerebral activity leading to...

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A grand illusion

Susan Blackmore.

in Consciousness

March 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Consciousness. 4635 words.

‘A grand illusion’ is concerned with the nature of illusion. Emotional decision-making, intuition, subliminal perception, and change and inattentional blindness are discussed along with...

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The human brain

Susan Blackmore.

in Consciousness: A Very Short Introduction

March 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Consciousness. 4443 words.

‘The human brain’ considers the brain as a vast network of connections from which come our extraordinary abilities: perception, learning, memory, reasoning, language, and — somehow or...

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In the interest of saving time: a critique of discrete perception

Tomer Fekete, Sander Van de Cruys, Vebjørn Ekroll and Cees van Leeuwen.

in Neuroscience of Consciousness

P ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience; Neuroscientific Techniques; Cognitive Neuroscience; Consciousness. 6529 words.

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A recently proposed model of sensory processing suggests that perceptual experience is updated in discrete steps. We show that the data advanced to...

The influence of action-effect anticipation on bistable perception: differences between onset rivalry and ambiguous motion

Myrthel Dogge, Surya Gayet, Ruud Custers and Henk Aarts.

in Neuroscience of Consciousness

P ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience; Neuroscientific Techniques; Cognitive Neuroscience; Consciousness. 8873 words.

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Perception is strongly shaped by the actions we perform. According to the theory of event coding, and forward models of motor control, goal-directed...

Manipulating word awareness dissociates feed-forward from feedback models of language-perception interactions

Jolien C. Francken, Erik L. Meijs, Odile M. Ridderinkhof, Peter Hagoort, Floris P. de Lange and Simon van Gaal.

in Neuroscience of Consciousness

P ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience; Neuroscientific Techniques; Cognitive Neuroscience; Consciousness. 6978 words.

Previous studies suggest that linguistic material can modulate visual perception, but it is unclear at which level of processing these interactions occur. Here we aim to dissociate between...

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Manipulation of working memory contents selectively impairs metacognitive sensitivity in a concurrent visual discrimination task

Brian Maniscalco and Hakwan Lau.

in Neuroscience of Consciousness

P ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience; Neuroscientific Techniques; Cognitive Neuroscience; Consciousness. 10357 words.

What are the cognitive mechanisms underlying perceptual metacognition? Prior research indicates that prefrontal cortex (PFC) contributes to metacognitive performance, suggesting that...

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Moderate sedation induced by general anaesthetics disrupts audio-spatial feature binding with sustained P3 components in healthy humans

Takehiro Minamoto, Takashi Ikeda, Hongling Kang, Hiroshi Ito, Piyasak Vitayaburananont, Aya Nakae, Satoshi Hagihira, Yuji Fujino, Takashi Mashimo and Mariko Osaka.

in Neuroscience of Consciousness

P ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Cognition and Behavioural Neuroscience; Neuroscientific Techniques; Cognitive Neuroscience; Consciousness. 7901 words.

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Feature binding is considered to be the basis for conscious stimulus perception, while anaesthetics exert a gradient effect on the loss of...

Neuroscience of Consciousness

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