Sensation's Ghost The Non-Sensory "Fringe" of Consciousness

@inproceedings{Mangan2001SensationsGT,
  title={Sensation's Ghost The Non-Sensory "Fringe" of Consciousness},
  author={Bruce Mangan},
  year={2001}
}
Non-sensory experiences represent almost all context information in consciousness. They condition most aspects of conscious cognition including voluntary retrieval, perception, monitoring, problem solving, emotion, evaluation, meaning recognition. Many peculiar aspects of non-sensory qualia (e.g., they resist being 'grasped' by an act of attention) are explained as adaptations shaped by the cognitive functions they serve. The most important nonsensory experience is coherence or "rightness… CONTINUE READING

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