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Author Sommerhoff, Gerd (Gerd Walter Christian)

Title Understanding consciousness : its function and brain processes / Gerd Sommerhoff
Published London ; Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 2000
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 186 pages) : illustrations
Contents Consciousness explained in simple functional terms. A methodical biological approach and its conclusions -- Awareness of the surrounding world -- Awareness of the self as an entity and of one's thoughts and feelings -- A closer look at the four main propositions -- Questions and answers
The fabric of the underlying brain processes. The RWM -- Acquired expectancies -- Imaginative representations -- Where does consciousness reside in the brain?
Summary Gerd Sommerhoff clarifies the main concepts related to consciousness and proposes a new and strikingly simple biological explanation for this mysterious phenomenon
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 173-182) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Consciousness -- Physiological aspects.
Awareness -- physiology.
Brain -- physiology.
Consciousness -- physiology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0761967745
0857026496 (electronic bk.)
1446220176 (ebook)
9780857026491 (electronic bk.)
9781446220177 (ebook)