David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Consciousness Studies 11 (2):334-41 (2002)
In previous research Libet discovered that a critical time period for neural activation is necessary in order for a stimulus to become conscious. This necessary time period varies from subject to subject. In this current study, six subjects for whom the time for neural activation of consciousness had been previously determined were administered a battery of psychological tests on the basis of which ratings were made of degree of repressiveness. As hypothesized, repressive subjects had a longer critical time period for neural activation of consciousness, suggesting the possibility that this neurophysiological time factor is a necessary condition for the development of repression
|Keywords||*Consciousness States *Personality Correlates *Physiological Correlates *Repression (Defense Mechanism) *Time Series|
|Categories||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
Wim van de Grind (2002). Physical, Neural, and Mental Timing. Consciousness and Cognition 11 (2):241-64.
Timothy J. Bayne (2004). Phenomenal Holism, Internalism and the Neural Correlates of Consciousness: Comment. Journal of Consciousness Studies 11 (1):32-37.
Jakob Hohwy (2007). The Search for Neural Correlates of Consciousness. Philosophy Compass 2 (3):461–474.
Valerie Gray Hardcastle (2000). How to Understand the N in NCC. In Thomas Metzinger (ed.), Neural Correlates of Consciousness. MIT Press.
Gerald M. Edelman & Giulio Srinivasan Tononi (2000). Reentry and the Dynamic Core: Neural Correlates of Conscious Experience. In Thomas Metzinger (ed.), Neural Correlates of Consciousness. MIT Press.
Alva Noë & Evan Thompson (2004). Are There Neural Correlates of Consciousness? Journal of Consciousness Studies 11 (1):3-28.
Bernard Molyneux (2010). Why the Neural Correlates of Consciousness Cannot Be Found. Journal of Consciousness Studies 17 (9-10):168-188.
David J. Chalmers (2000). What is a Neural Correlate of Consciousness? In Thomas Metzinger (ed.), Neural Correlates of Consciousness. MIT Press. 17--39.
Susan Pockett (2002). Commentary on Shevrin, Ghannam, and Libet, A Neural Correlate of Consciousness Related to Repression. Consciousness and Cognition 11 (2):342-344.
Howard Shevrin, Jess H. Ghannam & Benjamin W. Libet (2002). Response to Commentary on A Neural Correlate of Consciousness Related to Repression. Consciousness and Cognition 11 (2):345-346.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads8 ( #194,740 of 1,679,375 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #182,933 of 1,679,375 )
How can I increase my downloads?