A neural correlate of consciousness related to repression

Journal of Consciousness Studies 11 (2):334-41 (2002)
Abstract
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
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DOI 10.1006/ccog.2002.0553
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