A modified concept of consciousness.

@article{Sperry1969AMC,
  title={A modified concept of consciousness.},
  author={Roger Wolcott Sperry},
  journal={Psychological review},
  year={1969},
  volume={76 6},
  pages={
          532-6
        }
}
  • R. Sperry
  • Published 1 November 1969
  • Psychology, Biology, Philosophy
  • Psychological review
The long-standing assumption in the neurosciences that the subjective phenomena of conscious experiences do not exert any causal influence on the sequence of events in the physical brain process is directly challenged in this current view of the nature of mind and the mind-brain relationship. A theory of mind is suggested in which consciousness, interpreted to be a direct emergent property of cerebral activity, is conceived to be an integral component of the brain process that functions as an… 
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