Chapter 22. The Information Integration Theory of Consciousness

  1. Max Velmans and
  2. Susan Schneider
  1. Giulio Tononi

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch23

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

How to Cite

Tononi, G. (2007) The Information Integration Theory of Consciousness, in The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness (eds M. Velmans and S. Schneider), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch23

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:

  • neuroscience;
  • photodiode;
  • information;
  • integration;
  • neurobiological facts

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Hard Problems and Hard Facts: Consciousness and Neuroscience

  • Consciousness as Information Integration: The Photodiode and the Camera

  • Measuring Information Integration: The F of a Complex

  • Information Integration and the Brain: Accounting for Neurobiological Facts

  • The Information Integration Th eory and Other Neurobiological Frameworks