Re-Examining the Role of Consistency: The Cornerstone, not Simply an Important Factor

PSYCHE: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research On Consciousness 4 (1998)
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Despite the important role of the consistency concept in various theoretical frameworks of memory research and its influence on practical investigations it remains unclear as to whether consistency has been firmly grounded as a explanatory factor. Consistency does not determine either a cognitive load or the development of automaticity. However, it does explain the nature of empirical facts that are subsumed by these terms. Consistency is not a psychological factor involved in many important and highly related topics of consciousness research including, implicit learning, and implicit memory. Rather it is the way human beings relate their various mental experiences



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What Is Consciousness?: Review of The Science of Consciousness by Max Velmans. [REVIEW]Patrice Terrier - 1998 - PSYCHE: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research On Consciousness 4.

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