Chapter 44. A Neurobiological Framework for Consciousness

  1. Max Velmans and
  2. Susan Schneider
  1. Francis Crick and
  2. Christof Koch

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch45

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

How to Cite

Crick, F. and Koch, C. (2007) A Neurobiological Framework for Consciousness, in The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness (eds M. Velmans and S. Schneider), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch45

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:

  • neurobiological framework;
  • empirical;
  • homunculus;
  • coalitions;
  • essential nodes

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Unconscious Homunculus

  • Zombie Modes and Consciousness

  • Coalitions of Neurons

  • Explicit Representations and Essential Nodes

  • The Higher Levels First

  • Driving and Modulating Connections

  • Snapshots

  • Attention and Binding

  • Styles of Firing

  • Penumbra and Meaning

  • Related Ideas

  • General Remarks

  • What Now?