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Unlocking the Brain: Volume 2: Consciousness

Georg Northoff


This book addresses consciousness by hypothesizing about the relationship between particular neuronal mechanisms and the various phenomenal features of consciousness. It puts consciousness in the context of the resting state of the brain, thereby delivering a new point of view to the debate that permits very interesting insights into the nature of consciousness. Moreover, it describes and discusses detailed findings from different branches of neuroscience, including single-cell data, animal data, human imaging data, and psychiatric findings. This yields a unique and novel picture of the brain, ... More

Keywords: coding, consciousness, brain, spatiotemporal structure, neuroscience, psychiatry, philosophy, neuroimaging

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199826995
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199826995.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Georg Northoff, author
Institute of Mental Health Research, University of Ottawa

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