The study of consciousness is recognized as one of the biggest remaining challenges to the scientific community. This book provides a. The study of consciousness is recognized as one of the biggest remaining challenges to the scientific community. This book provides a fascinating introduction. The philosophical foundations of consciousness science — The historical foundations of consciousness science — The conceptual foundations.
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At least we know that our consciousness exists — but what should we do with it?
Revonsui range from historical foundations, including mesmerism, Cartesian dualism, and the introspectionists; contemporary theories such as epiphenomenalism, dualism, and multiple theories of monism; philosophical theories of consciousness; empirical theories of consciousness; altered states of consciousness ASCs including hypnosis, runner’s high, meditation, dreaming and sleep-related Revonuso introductory text book giving a rapid and continual overview of the current state of consciousness studies.
In support of the independence of consciousness from perception, Revonsuo cites Stephen LaBerge ‘s case study on a lucid dreamer performing previously agreed upon eye movements to signal to the experimenters that he had become conscious of the fact that he was dreaming.
He is best known for his Threat Simulation Theorywhich — in the tradition of evolutionary psychology — states that dreams serve the biological function of rehearsing possibly threatening situations in order to aid survival, and his advocacy of the dreaming brain as a model of consciousness.
Consciousness: The Science of Subjectivity – Antti Revonsuo – Google Books
Consciousness as a biological phenomenon. Other editions – View all Consciousness: Revonsuo provides an integrative review of the major existing philosophical and empirical theories of consciousness and identifies the most promising areas for future developments in the field.
The First Scientific Psychology of Consciousness — — Wilhelm Wundt and the birth of psychological science — — Titchener and structuralism: His work focuses on altered states of consciousness in general and dreaming in particular. Death and Resurrection of a Disciplined Science of Consciousness. Micah rated it really liked it Mar 20, The text doesn’t delve much deeper than a superficial overview subjectivify concepts and, occasionally, a short discussion of prominent authors or contributors to the field in question.
An introductory text book giving a rapid and continual overview of the current state of consciousness studies.
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Cross-cultural surveys find that the most typical dream theme is consciousnrss of being chased or attacked. His work seeks to understand consciousness as a biological phenomenon. Background to the Science of Consciousness The Science of Subjectivity. Lari rated it really liked it Feb 19, Current scientific evidence and theory from the fields of neuropsychology, cognitive neuroscience, brain imaging and the study of altered states of consciousness such as dreaming, hypnosis, meditation and out-of-body experiences is presented.
Consciousness covers all the main approaches to the modern scientific conscioksness of consciousness, and also gives the necessary historical, p The study of consciousness is recognized as one of the biggest remaining challenges to the scientific community.
Methods and design of NCC experiments The study sciencw judged the findings as being consistent with threat simulation theory. He is best known for his Threat Simulation Theory, which — in the tradition of evolutionary psychology — states that dreams serve the biological function of rehearsing possibly threatening situations in order abtti aid survival, and his advocacy of the dreaming brain as a model of consciousness. Kekku rated it it was amazing Jan 28, Account Options Sign in.
Neuropsychological deficits of visual consciousness Studies on the neural basis of consciousness as a state Anton rated it liked it Jun 10, He has been conducting research on consciousness since the early s and has directed an undergraduate degree programme on consciousness studies since This book provides a fascinating introduction to the new science that promises to illuminate our understanding of the subject. Refresh and try again. Sincehe is a member of the Academy of Finland.
Real waking life experiences that are traumatic to the individual causes the dream-production system to create dream content that simulates responses to threats as a mechanism to “mark situations critical for physical survival and reproductive success. The philosophical foundations of consciousness science — Introduction — The First Distinction: