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What Are the Neuronal Correlates of Consciousness?

Francis C. Crick and Christof Koch

in 23 Problems in Systems Neuroscience

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195148220
eISBN:
9780199864676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148220.003.0023
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter attempts to discover the minimal neural mechanisms jointly sufficient for any one conscious sensation or percept, the neuronal correlates of consciousness (NCC). It raises a series of ... More


What Is a Neural Correlate of Consciousness?

David J. Chalmers

in The Character of Consciousness

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195311105
eISBN:
9780199870851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311105.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The cornerstone of recent work in the neuroscience of consciousness has been the search for the “neural correlate of consciousness” (NCC). This phrase refers to the neural system or systems primarily ... More


Clicking Away Rights in DNA: A Review of DTC Contracts

Andelka M Phillips

in Buying your Self on the Internet: Wrap Contracts and Personal Genomics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474422598
eISBN:
9781474476485
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474422598.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter provides a summary of a review of the wrap contracts of DTC companies providing genetic tests for health purposes. It identifies a number of terms that are problematic from a consumer ... More


Charting a New Course for Black Workers

Beth Tompkins Bates

in The Making of Black Detroit in the Age of Henry Ford

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807835647
eISBN:
9781469601571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837450_bates.13
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter demonstrates the efforts of black Detroiters and black Ford workers in laying the foundation for their version of civil rights unionism. The Detroit Civic Rights Committee (CRC) charted ... More


Are we studying consciousness yet?

Hakwan C. Lau

in Frontiers of Consciousness: Chichele Lectures

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199233151
eISBN:
9780191696596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199233151.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter is concerned with the behavioural paradigms used in the search for the neural correlate of consciousness (NCC). Many researchers have questioned whether looking for the neural correlates ... More


The new personal information agenda

Susanne Lace

in The glass consumer: Life in a surveillance society

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861347350
eISBN:
9781447303831
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861347350.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Social Research and Statistics

This chapter sets out the NCC's agenda and recommendations. The NCC believes that the importance of the personal information economy must be appreciated more widely. This chapter sets out a series of ... More


Media Reform Movements in Taiwan

Hsin-Yi Sandy Tsai and Shih-Hung Lo

in Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780823271641
eISBN:
9780823271696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823271641.003.0012
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

This chapter aims to illustrate how media reform groups in Taiwan and in particular the Media Watch Foundation and the Campaign for Media Reform worked together to engage in media reform movements ... More


The Neural Code for Intentions in the Human Brain

John-Dylan Haynes

in Bioprediction, Biomarkers, and Bad Behavior: Scientific, Legal, and Ethical Challenges

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199844180
eISBN:
9780199369607
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199844180.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Forensic Psychology

In the visual system, specific patterns of neural activity are necessary for the conscious percept of a very specific image. Similarly, it is reasonable to assume that also intentions are coded by ... More


Introduction and Overview

John Frampton

in Distributed Reduplication

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013260
eISBN:
9780262258777
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013260.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter sketches out the main features of the theory to provide readers with an idea of where the project is heading and what the underlying assumptions are. The discussions include the ... More


A Microcosm of the Arab Spring: Sociology of Tahrir Square

Bahgat Korany

in Beyond the Arab Spring: The Evolving Ruling Bargain in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199384419
eISBN:
9780190235666
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199384419.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter starts by briefly situating Al-Midan (Tahrir Square) in Egypt’s modern social history, emphasizing its practicality as the meeting place of nine main arteries. This practicality helped ... More


Czech Republic

Josef Mrazek and Adrian Ward

in The International Protection of Adults

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198727255
eISBN:
9780191927515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198727255.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Private International Law

The Czech Republic (Czechia) came into existence on 1 January 1993 as a unitary state, upon the peaceful dissolution of the former Czechoslovak Federative Republic, which in turn had been ... More


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