Chapter 18. The Global Workspace Theory of Consciousness

  1. Max Velmans and
  2. Susan Schneider
  1. Bernard J. Baars

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch19

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

How to Cite

Baars, B. J. (2007) The Global Workspace Theory of Consciousness, in The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness (eds M. Velmans and S. Schneider), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch19

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:

  • scientific studies;
  • thermodynamics;
  • naturalists;
  • conscious limits;
  • brain evidence

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Central Puzzle: Conscious Limits vs. Unconscious Vastness

  • Global Access: an Answer to the Puzzle of Limited Capacity?

  • Global Workspace Th eory and Specific GW Models

  • Gaps and Limits in Current Work

  • Summary and Conclusions