Event-related potential measures of consciousness: two equations with three unknowns.

This is a brief review of event-related brain potentials (ERPs) as indices of cortical information processing in conditions in which conscious perception of stimuli is supposed to be absent: sleep, coma, vegetative state, general anesthesia, neglect as well as presentation of subliminal or masked stimuli. Exogenous ERP components such as N1 and P2 are much… CONTINUE READING