Idea of Consciousness: Synapses and the Mind / Edition 1

Idea of Consciousness: Synapses and the Mind / Edition 1

by Max R. Bennett, Bennett, Maxwell Richard Bennett
     
 

The Idea of Consciousness examines the problem of how the working of synaptic connections might give rise to consciousness, and describes the current neuroscientific concepts and techniques used to identify and explore those parts of the brain that may be involved. This book will serve as an invaluable and stimulating introduction to the subject. Beautifully

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The Idea of Consciousness examines the problem of how the working of synaptic connections might give rise to consciousness, and describes the current neuroscientific concepts and techniques used to identify and explore those parts of the brain that may be involved. This book will serve as an invaluable and stimulating introduction to the subject. Beautifully illustrated, it is a must for anyone who is curious about consciousness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789057022036
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/01/1997
Pages:
165
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Consciousness and the Brain
Syntax, Semantics and Qualia in
Consciousness
The Holistic Nature of Consciousness in Vision
The Consciousness of Muscular
Effort and Movement
The Distortion of Consciousness
The Evolution of Consciousness
Consciousness and Quantum Mechanics
An Epilogue: Blade Runner or Einstein?

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