Understanding consciousness : its function and brain processes / Gerd Sommerhoff.

Gerd Sommerhoff clarifies the main concepts related to consciousness and proposes a new and strikingly simple biological explanation for this mysterious phenomenon.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Sommerhoff, Gerd (Gerd Walter Christian)
Format: eBook
Published: London ; Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, 2000.
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Table of 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?