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Andrew And Alexander Fingelkurts
BM-Science - Brain and Mind Technologies Research Centre
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In this paper we aim to show that phenomenal consciousness is realized by a particular level of brain operational organization and that understanding human consciousness requires a description of the laws of the immediately underlying neural collective phenomena, the nested hierarchy of electromagnetic fields of brain activity – operational architectonics. We argue that the subjective mental reality and the objective neurobiological reality, although seemingly worlds apart, are intimately connected along a unified metastable continuum and are both guided by the universal laws of the physical world such as criticality, self-organization and emergence.
Keywords Consciousness  EEG  collective phenomena  nested hierarchy  electromagnetic fields of brain  criticality  self-organization  emergence  metastable continuum  phase space transitions
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