Homing in on consciousness in the nervous system: An action-based synthesis.

@article{Morsella2016HomingIO,
  title={Homing in on consciousness in the nervous system: An action-based synthesis.},
  author={Ezequiel Morsella and Christine A. Godwin and Tiffany K. Jantz and Stephen C. Krieger and Adam Gazzaley},
  journal={The Behavioral and brain sciences},
  year={2016},
  volume={39},
  pages={
          e168
        }
}
  • Ezequiel Morsella, Christine A. Godwin, +2 authors Adam Gazzaley
  • Published 2016
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • The Behavioral and brain sciences
  • What is the primary function of consciousness in the nervous system? The answer to this question remains enigmatic, not so much because of a lack of relevant data, but because of the lack of a conceptual framework with which to interpret the data. To this end, we have developed Passive Frame Theory, an internally coherent framework that, from an action-based perspective, synthesizes empirically supported hypotheses from diverse fields of investigation. The theory proposes that the primary… CONTINUE READING

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