Neural correlates of consciousness: a definition of the dorsal and ventral streams and their relation to phenomenology.

@article{Vakalopoulos2005NeuralCO,
  title={Neural correlates of consciousness: a definition of the dorsal and ventral streams and their relation to phenomenology.},
  author={Costa Vakalopoulos},
  journal={Medical hypotheses},
  year={2005},
  volume={65 5},
  pages={922-31}
}
The paper presents a hypothesis for a neural correlate of consciousness. A proposal is made that both the dorsal and ventral streams must be concurrently active to generate conscious awareness and that V1 (striate cortex) provides a serial link between them. An argument is presented against a true extrastriate communication between the dorsal and ventral… CONTINUE READING