David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophical Communications (2000)
Fatigue and increased fatigability occur as symptoms in almost every medical and psychiatric condition, as well as being common reactions to non pathological physical and psychological strain and stress. We will attempt to clarify the semantics of the terms "fatigue" and "fatigability", and we will put forward the hypothesis that the special kind of mental fatigability which characterises many cases of mild to moderate dysfunction of the brain is functional in a sense that it represents an overload of pathological information (from the injured area) to higher cognitive mechanisms which may themselves be anatomically and physiologically intact
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
David Lewis (1979). Attitudes de Dicto and de Se. Philosophical Review 88 (4):513-543.
J. Poolton, R. MasteRs & J. Maxwell (2007). Passing Thoughts on the Evolutionary Stability of Implicit Motor Behaviour: Performance Retention Under Physiological Fatigue. Consciousness and Cognition 16 (2):456-468.
Wendy Austin, Erika Goble, Brendan Leier & Paul Byrne (2009). Compassion Fatigue: The Experience of Nurses. Ethics and Social Welfare 3 (2):195-214.
R. MasteRs, J. Poolton & J. Maxwell (2008). Stable Implicit Motor Processes Despite Aerobic Locomotor Fatigue. Consciousness and Cognition 17 (1):335-338.
Richard Huxtable & Maaike Möller (2007). 'Setting a Principled Boundary'? Euthanasia as a Response to 'Life Fatigue'. Bioethics 21 (3):117–126.
Rowland Haynes (1907). Attention Fatigue and the Concept of Infinity. Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods 4 (22):601-606.
V. A. Volkovich (1934). Different Qualitative Forms of Psychical Fatigue and Their Physiological Correlates. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 12 (3):229 – 232.
Mark D. Rego (2009). Frontal Fatigue : How Technology May Contribute to Mental Illness. In James Phillips (ed.), Philosophical Perspectives on Technology and Psychiatry. Oxford University Press
Kristen Bell DeTienne, Bradley R. Agle, James C. Phillips & Marc-Charles Ingerson (2012). The Impact of Moral Stress Compared to Other Stressors on Employee Fatigue, Job Satisfaction, and Turnover: An Empirical Investigation. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 110 (3):377-391.
Added to index2010-07-23
Total downloads19 ( #145,074 of 1,725,574 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #349,436 of 1,725,574 )
How can I increase my downloads?