The biological function of consciousness

@inproceedings{Earl2014TheBF,
  title={The biological function of consciousness},
  author={Brian Earl},
  booktitle={Front. Psychol.},
  year={2014}
}
This research is an investigation of whether consciousness-one's ongoing experience-influences one's behavior and, if so, how. Analysis of the components, structure, properties, and temporal sequences of consciousness has established that, (1) contrary to one's intuitive understanding, consciousness does not have an active, executive role in determining behavior; (2) consciousness does have a biological function; and (3) consciousness is solely information in various forms. Consciousness is… CONTINUE READING

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