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A cognitive theory of consciousness
List of figures and tables Preface Part I. Introduction: 1. What is to be explained some preliminaries Part II. The Basic Model: 2. Model 1: conscious representations are internally consistent andExpand
The conscious access hypothesis: origins and recent evidence
  • B. Baars
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Trends in Cognitive Sciences
  • 1 January 2002
Recent neuroimaging evidence appears broadly to support the 'conscious access hypothesis', which has implications for perception, learning, working memory, voluntary control, attention and self systems in the brain. Expand
Global workspace theory of consciousness: toward a cognitive neuroscience of human experience.
  • B. Baars
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Progress in brain research
  • 2005
Functional brain imaging now shows that conscious cognition is distinctively associated with wide spread of cortical activity, notably toward frontoparietal and medial temporal regions, consistent with the GW hypothesis, which is now favored by a number of scientists and philosophers. Expand
Output editing for lexical status in artificially elicited slips of the tongue
It was shown previously that spoonerisms (such as bad goof—gad boof) can be elicited by having subjects articulate a target (bad goof) preceded by bias items which contain at least the initialExpand
Cognition, Brain, and Consciousness: Introduction to Cognitive Neuroscience
Cognition, Brain and Consciousness provides students and readers with an overview of the study of the human brain and its cognitive development. It discusses brain molecules and their primaryExpand
IN THE THEATRE OF CONSCIOUSNESS Global Workspace Theory, A Rigorous Scientific Theory of Consciousness.
Can we make progress exploring consciousness? Or is it forever beyond human reach? In science we never know the ultimate outcome of the journey. We can only take whatever steps our current knowledgeExpand
How conscious experience and working memory interact
The IDA model provides a fine-grained analysis of two classical working-memory tasks, verbal rehearsal and the utilization of a visual image, and new light is shed on the interactions between conscious and unconscious aspects of working memory. Expand
In the theater of consciousness : the workspace of the mind
Preface Prologue: The Metaphor 1. Treating Consciousness as a Variable 2. The Theater Stage Has Unlimited Capacity But Creates Vast Access 3. On Stage: Sensations, Images, and Ideas 4. The Spotlight:Expand
Brain, conscious experience and the observing self
Conscious perception, like the sight of a coffee cup, seems to involve the brain identifying a stimulus, but conscious input activates more brain regions than are needed to identify coffee cups and faces, which do not serve stimulus identification as such. Expand