Brain and Conscious Experience: Study Week September 28 to October 4, 1964, of the Pontificia Academia Scientiarum

Brain and Conscious Experience: Study Week September 28 to October 4, 1964, of the Pontificia Academia Scientiarum

by John C. Eccles (Editor)

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ISBN-13: 9783642491702
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 04/09/2012
Edition description: 1965
Pages: 592
Sales rank: 899,483
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

1 Structural design of the neocortex.- 2 Cerebral synaptic mechanisms.- 3 Structure and function of archicortex.- 4 Neural replication of somatic sensory events.- 5 Sensory mechanisms in perception.- 6 Information transmission in the visual system.- 7 Brain stimulation and conscious experience.- 8 Perception after brain injury.- 9 Speech, perception and the cortex.- 10 Consciousness.- Discussion: developing the themes of preceding papers 249.- 11 Brain mechanisms and states of consciousness.- 12 Neurophysiological correlates of mental unity.- 13 Brain bisection and consciousness.- 14 Conscious experience and memory.- 15 Functional significance of sleep for brain mechanisms.- 16 Precentrai motor area.- 17 Conscious control of action.- 18 Brain-consciousness problem.- 19 Ethology and consciousness.- 20 Dopamine and central neurotransmission.- 21 Psychosomatic problems.- Final discussion.- Convergences, divergences, lacunae.

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