Category Archives: consciousness

consciousness and attention are not fully dissociable in all circumstances

Posted comment on ´Against the view that consciousness and attention are fully dissociable` by G. Marchetti and published in Front. Psychol. 15th February 2012, doi / 10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00036 SUMMARY Marchetti in his review article provides argument against the view that consciousness … Continue reading

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link between Self and neural responses to heartbeats

Posted comment on ´ Neural Responses to Heartbeats in the Default Network Encode the Self in Spontaneous Thoughts` by M. Babo-Rebelo, C.G. Richter and C. Taillon-Baudry and published in Journal of Neuroscience 27 July 2016 36 830) 7829 doi 10.1523/JNEUROSCI,0262-16.2016 … Continue reading

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Quantifying consciousness

Posted comment on ´The One-Second Test of Consciousness` by A. Ananthaswamy and published in New Scientist 20th February 2016 issue no. 3061 p. 10 SUMMARY Ananthaswamy describes in his article how scientific groups are beginning to formulate a method by … Continue reading

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free will and neural activity

Posted comment on ´A biological basis for free will` by P. U. Tse published in New Scientist 2920, 8th June 2013. SUMMARY In his article, Tse explains his belief that free will can be explained by a new understanding of … Continue reading

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visual feature binding in 2 to 3 second intervals for subjective present

Posted comment on ´ Temporal Integration Windows for Naturalistic Visual Sequences` by S L Fairhill, A. Albi and D. Melcher published in PLoS One vol 9 p e102248 (July 2014) SUMMARY Fairhill, Albi and Melcher conclude from the results of … Continue reading

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