The asynchrony of consciousness.

@article{Zeki1998TheAO,
  title={The asynchrony of consciousness.},
  author={Semir Zeki and Andreas Bartels},
  journal={Proceedings. Biological sciences},
  year={1998},
  volume={265 1405},
  pages={
          1583-5
        }
}
We present below a simple hypothesis on what we believe is a characteristic of visual consciousness. It is derived from facts about the visual brain revealed in the past quarter of a century, but it relies most especially on psychophysical evidence which shows that different attributes of the visual scene are consciously perceived at different times. This temporal asynchrony in visual perception reveals, we believe, a plurality of visual consciousnesses that are asynchronous with respect to… CONTINUE READING

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