Chapter 14. Split-Brain Cases

  1. Max Velmans and
  2. Susan Schneider
  1. Mary K. Colvin and
  2. Michael S. Gazzaniga

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch15

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

How to Cite

Colvin, M. K. and Gazzaniga, M. S. (2007) Split-Brain Cases, in The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness (eds M. Velmans and S. Schneider), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405120197

Online ISBN: 9780470751466

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Keywords:

  • split- brain;
  • information;
  • bilateral representation;
  • learning;
  • consciousness

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Characterizing Consciousness in the Split- Brain Patient

  • Examining the Corpus Callosum's Contribution to Unified Subjective Experience

  • Explaining Unified Conscious Experience in the Split Brain

  • Toward an Understanding of the Neural Bases of Consciousness

  • Conclusions