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The Unity of Consciousness

Tim Bayne

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199215386
eISBN:
9780191594786
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215386.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

One of the features of consciousness that has been largely overlooked in recent treatments of the topic is its unity. What is the unity of consciousness? To what degree might consciousness be ... More


He is not my father, and that is not my arm: Accounting for misidentifications of people and limbs

William Hirstein and V. S. Ramachandran

in Confabulation: Views from Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Psychology and Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199208913
eISBN:
9780191723759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208913.003.05
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter presents an account that, if correct, brings the misidentification syndromes and asomatognosia into line with the rest of the confabulation syndromes by showing how they also fall under ... More


Anosognosia for hemiplegia: A confabulatory state

Kenneth M. Heilman

in Confabulation: Views from Neuroscience, Psychiatry, Psychology and Philosophy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199208913
eISBN:
9780191723759
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208913.003.09
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

One of the most dramatic forms of confabulation is anosognosia. In spite of having a profound neurological deficit, patients with this disorder tell the examiner that they have no problems. In ... More


Self-Awareness

Kenneth M. Heilman

in Matter of Mind: A Neurologist's View of Brain-Behavior Relationships

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195144901
eISBN:
9780199865642
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195144901.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter discusses cases of patients who have lost self-awareness. The aim o the chapter is to provide a better understanding of the brain mechanisms of self-awareness. It argues that ... More


Anosognosia, Schizophrenia, and Multiplicity

Tim Bayne

in The Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199215386
eISBN:
9780191594786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215386.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, General

This chapter examines three disorders of consciousness that are frequently said to involve breakdowns in the unity of consciousness: anosognosia, schizophrenia and Dissociative Identity Disorder ... More


Assessment of anosognosia for motor impairments

Anne M. Aimola Davies, Rebekah C. White, and Martin Davies

in The Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199234110
eISBN:
9780191594250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234110.003.023
Subject:
Psychology, Neuropsychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter begins with a threefold distinction that organizes the investigation of anosognosia: the distinction between failure to experience a motor impairment (concurrent unawareness); failure to ... More


Somatoparaphrenia, Anosognosia, and Higher-Order Thoughts

Rocco J. Gennaro

in Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029346
eISBN:
9780262330213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Rocco J. Gennaro defends the HOT theory of consciousness against the charge that it cannot account for somatoparaphrenia, a delusion where one denies ownership of a limb, and the related anosognosia, ... More


The Confabulating Mind: How the Brain Creates Reality

Armin Schnider

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198789680
eISBN:
9780191839016
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789680.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Confabulation denotes the recitation of memories about events and experiences that never happened. Based on multiple case examples, The Confabulating Mind provides an in-depth review of the ... More


Body awareness and its disorders

ATSUSHI YAMADORI

in Cognition, Computation, and Consciousness

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524144
eISBN:
9780191689147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524144.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

To observe human conscious behaviour carefully and find out what kinds of transformations are taking place, the author approaches the problem through his own clinical analysis. In this chapter, two ... More


The Neuropathologies of the Self

Todd E. Feinberg

in The Roots of Cognitive Neuroscience: Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195395549
eISBN:
9780199369201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395549.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuropsychology

The neuropathologies of the self (NPS) include disorders of the bodily self, the relational self and the narrative self. The author describes here several of the more common NPS including anosognosia ... More


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