Functions of consciousness.

Abstract

Abstract Evolutionary theory indicates that consciousness has a function, if it is complex enough to be supported by genetically guided brain structures. Otherwise there would be no selective pressure against degrading it. Hints about its function come from word priming studies, where conscious awareness of a prime allows it to be avoided according to… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/17588928.2011.585228

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@article{Bridgeman2011FunctionsOC, title={Functions of consciousness.}, author={Bruce Bridgeman}, journal={Cognitive neuroscience}, year={2011}, volume={2 2}, pages={115-6} }