consciousness

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“Despite rumors to the contrary, there are many ways in which the human brain isn’t all that fancy.”



“… formal exploration stretched to its limits may lead not just to a dramatization of the means of making art but to the dissolution of such means, and the dissolution of consciousness, too.”

David Denby. Sept. 12.2005. The Moviegoer : The New Yorker

“…consciously perceived words were accompanied by long-lasting effects (>200 ms) across a great variety of cortical sites, with a special involvement of the prefrontal lobes. This sustained pattern of neural activity was characterized by a specific increase of coherence between distant areas, suggesting conscious perception is broadcasted widely across the cortex.”

Gaillard, Raphaël et al. 2009. “Converging Intracranial Markers of Conscious Access.” PLoS Biology 7(3): e61 EP -.