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Synchronous firing and its influence on the brain's electromagnetic field: Evidence for an electromagnetic field theory of consciousness

  title={Synchronous firing and its influence on the brain's electromagnetic field: Evidence for an electromagnetic field theory of consciousness},
  author={Johnjoe McFadden},
The human brain consists of approximately 100 billion electrically active neurones that generate an endogenous electromagnetic (em) field, whose role in neuronal computing has not been fully examined. The source, magnitude and likely influence of the brain's endogenous em field are here considered. An estimate of the strength and magnitude of the brain's em field is gained from theo- retical considerations, brain scanning and microelectrode data. An estimate of the likely influence of the brain… 
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