Chapter 12. Neurophysiological Mechanisms and Consciousness

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme and
  2. Maeve O'Connor
  1. O. D. Creutzfeldt

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720523.ch12

Ciba Foundation Symposium 69 - Brain and Mind

Ciba Foundation Symposium 69 - Brain and Mind

How to Cite

Creutzfeldt, O. D. (1979) Neurophysiological Mechanisms and Consciousness, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 69 - Brain and Mind (eds G. E. W. Wolstenholme and M. O'Connor), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720523.ch12

Author Information

  1. Max-Planck-Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Department of Neurobiology. Göttingen

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1979

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780444900951

Online ISBN: 9780470720523

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Keywords:

  • consciousness;
  • basal ganglia;
  • cortical representations;
  • linguistic capacity;
  • neurophysiological mechanisms

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Dualistic Experience of Consciousness

  • Neurophysiological Mechanisms Necessary For Consciousness

  • The Insufficiency of Brain Mechanisms to Explain the Phenomenology of Consciousness

  • Self-Representation Through the Reflective Loop

  • References