The neural correlates of conscious experience: an experimental framework

@article{Frith1999TheNC,
  title={The neural correlates of conscious experience: an experimental framework},
  author={Chris D. Frith and Richard J. Perry and Erik D. Lumer},
  journal={Trends in Cognitive Sciences},
  year={1999},
  volume={3},
  pages={105-114}
}
Demonstrating that neural activity 'represents' physical properties of the world such as the orientation of a line in the receptive field of a nerve cell is a standard procedure in neuroscience. However, not all such neural activity will be associated with the mental representations that form the contents of consciousness. In some cases, such as when patients with blindsight correctly 'guess' the location of a stimulus, neural activity is associated with physical stimulation and with… Expand
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