Consciousness and the brainstem

@article{Parvizi2001ConsciousnessAT,
  title={Consciousness and the brainstem},
  author={J. Parvizi and A. Damasio},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={2001},
  volume={79},
  pages={135-160}
}
  • J. Parvizi, A. Damasio
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cognition
  • In the first part of this article we summarize a theoretical framework and a set of hypotheses aimed at accounting for consciousness in neurobiological terms. The basic form of consciousness, core consciousness is placed in the context of life regulation; it is seen as yet another level of biological processing aimed at ensuring the homeostatic balance of a living organism; and the representation of the current organism state within somato-sensing structures is seen as critical to its… CONTINUE READING

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