A framework for consciousness

  title={A framework for consciousness},
  author={F. Crick and C. Koch},
  journal={Nature Neuroscience},
  • F. Crick, C. Koch
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Nature Neuroscience
  • Here we summarize our present approach to the problem of consciousness. After an introduction outlining our general strategy, we describe what is meant by the term 'framework' and set it out under ten headings. This framework offers a coherent scheme for explaining the neural correlates of (visual) consciousness in terms of competing cellular assemblies. Most of the ideas we favor have been suggested before, but their combination is original. We also outline some general experimental approaches… CONTINUE READING
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