From sensory processes to conscious perception.

  title={From sensory processes to conscious perception.},
  author={Justin S Feinstein and Murray B. Stein and Gabriel Castillo and Martin P. Paulus},
  journal={Consciousness and cognition},
  volume={13 2},
In recent years, cognitive neuroscientists have began to explore the process of how sensory information gains access to awareness. To further probe this process, event-related functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) was used while testing subjects with a paradigm known as the "attentional blink." In this paradigm, visually presented information sporadically fails to reach awareness. It was found that the magnitude and time course of activation within the anterior cingulate (BA 32), medial… CONTINUE READING

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