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Title Essential sources in the scientific study of consciousness / edited by Bernard J. Baars, William P. Banks, and James B. Newman
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2003]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 1192 pages) : illustrations
Series Bradford book.
Contents Preface -- Sources -- 1. Introduction: Treating Consciousness as a Variable: The Fading Taboo / Bernard J. Baars -- I. Overview -- 2. Consciousness: Respectable, Useful, and Probably Necessary / George Mandler -- 3. Consciousness and Neuroscience / Francis Crick and Christof Koch -- II. Consciousness in Vision -- 4. Feature Binding, Attention and Object Perception / Anne Treisman -- 5. Effects of Sleep and Arousal on the Processing of Visual Information in the Cat / Margaret S. Livingstone and David H. Hubel -- 6. The Role of Temporal Cortical Areas in Perceptual Organization / D.L. Sheinberg and N.K. Logothetis -- 7. Investigating Neural Correlates of Conscious Perception by Frequency-Tagged Neuromagnetic Responses / Guilio Tononi, Ramesh Srinivasan, D. Patrick Russell, and Gerald M. Edelman -- 8. Temporal Binding, Binocular Rivalry, and Consciousness / Andreas K. Engel, Pascal Fries, Pieter R. Roelfsema, Peter Konig, Michael Brecht, and Wolf Singer -- 9. Disconnected Awareness for Detecting, Processing, and Remembering in Neurological Patients / L. Weiskrantz -- 10. Blindsight in Monkeys / Alan Cowey and Petra Stoerig -- 11. Hemisphere Deconnection and Unity in Conscious Awareness / R.W. Sperry -- 12. Separate Visual Pathways for Perception and Action / M.A. Goodale and A.D. Milner -- 13. Consciousness and Isomorphism: Can the Color Spectrum Really Be Inverted? / Stephen E. Palmer -- III. Attention: Selecting One Conscious Stream among Many -- 14. Strategies and Models of Selective Attention / Anne M. Treisman -- 15. Inattentional Blindess versus Inattentional Amnesia for Fixated but Ignored Words / Geraint Rees, Charlotte Russell, Christopher D. Frith, and Jon Driver -- 16. Aspects of a Theory of Comprehension, Memory, and Attention / Donald G. MacKay -- 17. To See or Not to See: The Need for Attention to Perceive Changes in Scenes / Ronald A. Rensink, J. Kevin O'Regan, and James J. Clark -- 18. Function of the Thalamic Recticular Complex: The Searchlight Hypothesis / Francis Crick -- 19. Selective Attention Gates Visual Processing in the Extrastriate Cortex / Jeffrey Moran and Robert Desimone -- 20. Attention: The Mechanisms of Consciousness / Michael I. Posner -- 21. Attention, Awareness, and the Triangular Circuit / David LaBerge -- IV. Immediate Memory: The Fleeting Conscious Present -- 22. The Information Available in Brief Visual Presentations / George Sperling -- 23. The Magical Number Seven, Plus or Minus Two: Some Limits on Our Capacity for Processing Information / George A. Miller -- 24. The Control of Short-Term Memory / Richard C. Atkinson and Richard M. Shiffrin -- 25. Verbal and Visual Subsystems of Working Memory / Alan D. Baddeley -- 26. The Prefrontal Landscape: Implications of Functional Architecture for Understanding Human Mentation and the Central Excecutive / P.S. Goldman-Rakic -- 27. Storage and Executive Processes in the Frontal Lobes / Edward E. Smith and John Jonides -- 28. Consciousness and Cognition May Be Mediated by Multiple Independent Coherent Ensembles / E. Roy John, Paul Easton, and Robert Isenhart -- V. Internal Sources: Visual Images and Inner Speech -- 29. Aspects of a Cognitive Neuroscience of Mental Imagery / S.M. Kosslyn -- 30. The Neural Basis of Mental Imagery / Martha J. Farah -- 31. Experimental Studies of Ongoing Conscious Experience / Jerome L. Singer -- 32. Verbal Reports on Thinking / K. Anders Ericcson and Herbert A. Simon -- VI. Below the Threshold of Sensory Consciousness -- 33. Distinguishing Conscious from Unconscious Perceptual Processes / Jim Cheesman and Philip M. Merikle -- 34. The Psychological Unconscious: A Necessary Assumption for All Psychological Theory? / Howard Shevrin and Scott Dickman -- 35. Brain Stimulation in the Study of Neuronal Functions for Conscious Sensory Experiences / B. Libet -- VII. Consciousness and Memory -- 36./ Memory and Consciousness / Endel Tulving -- 37. Conscious Recollection and the Human Hippocampal Formation: Evidence from Positron Emission Tomography / Daniel L. Schachter, Nathaniel M. Alpert, Cary R. Savage, Scott L. Rauch, and Marilyn S. Albert -- 38. Implicit Learning and Tacit Knowledge / Arthur S. Reber -- 39. Attention, Automatism, and Consciousness / Richard M. Shiffrin -- 40. When Practice Makes Imperfect: Debilitating Effects of Overlearning / Ellen J. Langer and Lois G. Imber -- 41. The Neural Correlates of Consciousness: An Analysis of Cognitive Skill Learning / Marcus E. Raichle -- 42. Availability: A Heuristic for Judging Frequency and Probability / Amos Tversky and Daniel Kahneman -- 43. Experiences of Remembering, Knowing, and Guessing / John M. Gardiner, Cristina Ramponi, and Alan Richardson-Klavehn -- 44. Measuring Recollection: Strategic versus Automatic Influences of Associative Context / Larry L. Jacoby -- VIII. Unconcious and "Fringe" Processes -- 45. The Conscious "Fringe": Bringing William James up to Date / Bruce Mangan -- 46. The Fundamental Role of Context: Unconscious Shaping of Conscious Information / Bernard J. Baars -- 47. The Cognitive Unconscious / John F. Kihlstrom -- 48. Pain and Dissociation in the Cold Pressor Test: A Study of Hypnotic Analgesia with "Hidden Reports" through Automatic Key Pressing and Automatic Talking / Ernest R. Hilgard, Arlene H. Morgan, and Hugh Macdonald -- 49. Anosognosia in Parietal Lobe Syndrome / V.S. Ramachandran -- 50. Implications for Psychiatry of Left and Right Cerebral Specialization: A Neurophysiological Context for Unconscious Processes / David Galin -- IX. Conciousness as a State: Waking, Deep Sleep, Coma, Anesthesia, and Dreaming -- 51. Brain Stem Reticular Formation and Activation of the EEG / G. Moruzzi and H.W. Magoun -- 52. Anatomical and Physiological Substrates of Arousal / Arnold B. Scheibel -- 53. On the Neurophysiology of Consciousness: An Overview / Joseph E. Bogen -- 54. An Information Processing Theory of Anaesthesia / H. Flohr -- 55. Toward a Unified Theory of Narcosis: Brain Imaging Evidence for a Thalamocortical Switch as the Neurophysiologic Basis of Anesthetic-Induced Unconsciousness / M.T. Alkire, R.J. Haier, and J.H. Fallon -- 56. The Relation of Eye Movements during Sleep to Dream Activity: An Objective Method for the Study of Dreaming / William Dement and Nathaniel Kleitman -- 57. The Brain as a Dream State Generator: An Activation-Synthesis Hypothesis of the Dream Process / J. Allan Hobson and Robert W. McCarley -- 58. Lucid Dreaming Verified by Volitional Communication during REM Sleep / Stephen P. LaBerge, Lynn E. Nagel, William C. Dement, and Vincent P. Zarcone, Jr. -- 59. Commentary: Of Dreaming and Wakefulness / R.R. Llinas and D. Pare -- X. Theory -- 60. Consciousness and Complexity / Giulio Tononi and Gerald M. Edelman -- 61. Brain Learning, Attention, and Consciousness / Stephen Grossberg -- 62. A Global Competitive Network for Attention / J.G. Taylor and F.N. Alavi -- 63. Time-Locked Multiregional Retroactivation: A Systems-Level Proposal for the Neural Substrates of Recall and Recognition / Antonio R. Damasio -- 64. Visual Feature Integration and the Temporal Correlation Hypothesis / Wolf Singer and Charles M. Gray -- 65. Metaphors of Consciousness and Attention in the Brain / Bernard J. Baars -- 66. How Does a Serial, Integrated, and Very Limited Stream of Consciousness Emerge from a Nervous System That Is Mostly Unconscious, Distributed, Parallel, and of Enormous Capacity? / Bernard J. Baars -- 67. A Neural Global Workspace Model for Conscious Attention / James Newman, Bernard J. Baars, and Sung-Bae Cho -- 68. A Software Agent Model of Consciousness / Stan Franklin and Art Graesser -- Index
Notes "A Bradford book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cognitive neuroscience.
Consciousness -- Physiological aspects.
Cognitive Science.
Consciousness -- physiology.
Form Electronic book
Author Baars, Bernard J.
Banks, William P.
Newman, James B.
ISBN 0262024969
0262267500 (electronic bk.)
0262523027 (paperback)
0585478791 (electronic bk.)
9780262267502 (electronic bk.)
9780262523028 (paperback)
9780585478791 (electronic bk.)