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Consciousness: States, Mechanisms and Disorders $182.00
Editors: Andrea Eugenio Cavanna (Department of Neuropsychiatry, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust The Barberry National Centre for Mental Health, Birmingham, United Kingdom), Andrea Nani (University of Turin, Italy)
Book Description:
The so-called “hard problem” of consciousness, i.e. the problem of explaining how and why we have conscious experiences, has received different formulations across time. Back in 1868, Thomas Henry Huxley suggested that the mystery of consciousness resides somewhere – or somehow – in the activity of the brain. Since then, both clinical and basic neurosciences have taken the problem of consciousness seriously, joining the allied disciplines of philosophy and psychology in the seemingly insurmountable quest for consciousness. This book presents some of the latest research in the multidisciplinary field of consciousness studies, dealing with both theoretical and experimental aspects encompassing a wide range of normal and pathological states of consciousness. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1. The modularity of consciousness: a neurobehavioral perspective
(Andrea Nani, Andrea E. Cavanna)

Chapter 2. Consciousness extended: bridging informational broadcast and perceptual awareness within a comprehensive conceptualization of consciousness
(Claudia Carrara-Augustenborg)

Chapter 3. Brain endogenous feedback and degrees of consciousness
(Claudia Carrara-Augustenborg, Alfredo Pereira Jr.)

Chapter 4. States of consciousness or states of phenomenology?
(Adam J. Rock, Stanley Krippner)

Chapter 5. How do we measure the invisible? Creation and validation of the Troyer Level of Consciousness Inventory
(Jules A. Troyer)

Chapter 6. Autonoetic consciousness and the self
(Hans J. Markowitsch, Angelica Staniloiu)

Chapter 7. Sense of self and consciousness: nature, origins, mechanisms, and implications
(William R. Klemm)

Chapter 8. The rubber hand illusion: manipulating our sense of body experience
(Matthew A. Albrecht, Kyran Graham, Mathew T. Martin-Iverson, Flavie Waters)

Chapter 9. A commentary on how subcortical structures influence consciousness
(Newton Ressler)

Chapter 10. Considerations in disorders of consciousness and interventions that can restore brain function
(Ralf P. Clauss)

Chapter 11. Photo-acoustic stimulation induced altered state of consciousness: a unique method for treatment of orthodontic patients
(Tibor Károly Fábián, Anita Beck, Gábor Varga, Péter Hermann, Pál Fejérdy, Gábor Fábián)

Chapter 12. "… if you're a viper." Consciousness states in a social pharmacology of music
(Jörg Fachner)

Chapter 13. Subjective Aspects of Agency, Cognitive Control, and Self-Regulation:
Findings from the Action and Consciousness Laboratory
(Maria M. Robinson, T. Andrew Poehlman, Ezequiel Morsella, Department of Psychology, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, and others)


      Perspectives on Cognitive Psychology
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - C)
   ISBN: 978-1-62081-350-8
   Status: AV
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