Chapter 7. Normal and Abnormal States of Consciousness

  1. Max Velmans and
  2. Susan Schneider
  1. J. Allan Hobson

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch8

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness

How to Cite

Hobson, J. A. (2007) Normal and Abnormal States of Consciousness, in The Blackwell Companion to Consciousness (eds M. Velmans and S. Schneider), Blackwell Publishing, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751466.ch8

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:

  • abnormal states;
  • components;
  • perception;
  • conscious state;
  • neurophysiology

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Definition and Components of Consciousness

  • Formal Capacities of Mind

  • The Sleep–Waking Cycle

  • The Neurophysiology of Sleep with Special Reference to Consciousness

  • A Four- Dimensional Model of Conscious State

  • Brain Imaging and Lesion Studies in Humans

  • Conclusions