David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Max Velmans (ed.)
Of all the problems facing science none are more challenging yet fascinating than those posed by consciousness. In The Science of Consciousness leading researchers examine how consciousness is being investigated in the key areas of cognitive psychology, neuropsychology and clinical psychology. Within cognitive psychology, special focus is given to the function of consciousness, and to the relation of conscious processing to nonconscious processing in perception, learning, memory and information dissemination. Neuropsychology includes examination of the neural conditions for consciousness and the effects of brain damage. Finally, mind/body interactions in clinical and experimental settings are considered, including the somatic effects of imagery, biofeedback and placebo effects. Every chapter is written by an expert in the field. They each provide a clear overview of existing research along with an exciting new synthesis of consciousness studies. The The Science of Consciousness will be invaluable for students, researchers and clinicians interested in the developments and directions of this rapidly growing field
|Keywords||Consciousness Mind and body Perception Human information processing|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$95.88 used (5% off) $147.56 new Amazon page|
|Call number||BF311.S3786 1996|
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
Jeffrey A. Gray (1995). Consciousness and its (Dis)Contents. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 18 (4):703-722.
José-Luis Díaz (1995). Hunting for Consciousness in the Brain: What is (the Name of) the Game? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 18 (4):679.
Alexei M. Ivanitsky (1995). Information Synthesis in Cortical Areas as an Important Link in Brain Mechanisms of Mind. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 18 (4):686.
Todd D. Nelson (1995). The Control of Consciousness Via a Neuropsychological Feedback Loop. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 18 (4):690.
Howard Rachlin (1995). The Elusive Quale. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 18 (4):692.
Similar books and articles
Gerard O'Brien & Jonathan Opie (1997). Cognitive Science and Phenomenal Consciousness: A Dilemma, and How to Avoid It. Philosophical Psychology 10 (3):269-86.
Lawrence Weiskrantz & Martin Davies (eds.) (2008). Frontiers of Consciousness. Oxford University Press.
Max Velmans (1999). When Perception Becomes Conscious. British Journal of Psychology 90 (4):543-566.
Max Velmans (1991). Is Human Information Processing Conscious? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 14 (4):651-69.
John Barresi & John R. Christie (2002). Consciousness and Information Processing: A Reply to Durgin. Consciousness and Cognition 11 (2):372-374.
Max Velmans (2009). Understanding Consciousness, Edition 2. Routledge/Psychology Press.
Michel Ferrari & Adrien Pinard (2006). Death and Resurrection of a Disciplined Science of Consciousness. Journal of Consciousness Studies 13 (12):75-96.
Valerie Gray Hardcastle (1995). A Critique of Information Processing Theories of Consciousness. Minds and Machines 5 (1):89-107.
Antti Revonsuo (2010). Consciousness: The Science of Subjectivity. Psychology Press.
John R. Christie & John Barresi (2002). Consciousness and Information Processing: A Reply to Durgin. Consciousness and Cognition 11 (2):372-374.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads16 ( #104,157 of 1,102,872 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #297,281 of 1,102,872 )
How can I increase my downloads?