Neural mechanisms of visual awareness: A linking proposition [Book Review]

Brain and Mind 1 (3):385-406 (2001)
Abstract
Recent developments in psychology and neuroscience suggest away to link the mental phenomenon of visual awareness with specific neural processes. Here, it is argued that the feed-forward activation of cells in any area of the brain is not sufficient to generate awareness, but that recurrent processing, mediated by horizontal and feedback connections is necessary. In linking awareness with its neural mechanisms it is furthermore important to dissociate phenomenal awareness from visual attention or decision processes
Keywords attention  consciousness  cortico-cortical connections  feedback  feedforward  recurrent processing  visual awareness
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