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When Are We Conscious? Attention and Availability

Jesse J. Prinz

in The Conscious Brain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195314595
eISBN:
9780199979059
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195314595.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

There is evidence that mere activity within perceptual systems is not sufficient for consciousness. This chapter begins by reviewing evidence for subliminal perception. This raises the question, when ... More


Perception

William Fish

in Perception, Hallucination, and Illusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195381344
eISBN:
9780199869183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381344.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter develops a naive realist theory of veridical perception. It begins from the thought that the phenomenal character of our visual experiences is simply a matter of the scene before us but ... More


Inattentional Blindness and the Illusion of Attention

Daniel J. Simons

in The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780199794607
eISBN:
9780190654795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794607.003.0104
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Vision

Many illusions reveal shortcuts that our visual system takes when making sense of the world; they show how the visual system breaks down, thereby revealing how it works. Another class of illusions, ... More


A Function-Centered Taxonomy of Visual Attention

Ronald A. Rensink

in Phenomenal Qualities: Sense, Perception, and Consciousness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780198712718
eISBN:
9780191781049
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712718.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

It is suggested that the relationship between visual attention and conscious visual experience can be simplified by distinguishing different aspects of both visual attention and visual experience. A ... More


Precision, attention, and consciousness

Jakob Hohwy

in The Predictive Mind

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199682737
eISBN:
9780191766350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682737.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

The starting point for this chapter is attention. Our ability to attend to things and to have our attention drawn to things is a key facet of our mental lives. The prediction error framework is able ... More


Some Contentious Points

J. Kevin O’Regan

in Why Red Doesn’t Sound Like a Bell: Understanding the feel of consciousness

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199775224
eISBN:
9780199919031
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199775224.003.0045
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The new view of seeing provides a solution to the question of why various defects of the visual apparatus pose no problem to us. It also explains results that are otherwise surprising, namely cases ... More


Attention

Martin V. Butz and Esther F. Kutter

in How the Mind Comes into Being: Introducing Cognitive Science from a Functional and Computational Perspective

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198739692
eISBN:
9780191834462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739692.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures, Cognitive Psychology

Cognition does not work without attention. Attention enables us to focus on particular tasks and particular aspects in the environment. Psychological insights show that attention exhibits bottom-up ... More


Consciousness, Attention, and Justification*

Susanna Siegel and Nicholas Silins

in Scepticism and Perceptual Justification

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
June 2014
ISBN:
9780199658343
eISBN:
9780191760983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658343.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter is about the role in epistemology of consciousness outside attention. In Section 1 the chapter argues that we are indeed sometimes conscious of entities to which we do not attend, as ... More


Mind, Brain, and Behavior

Alvaro Pascual-Leone and Adolfo Plasencia

in Is the Universe a Hologram?: Scientists Answer the Most Provocative Questions

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036016
eISBN:
9780262339308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036016.003.0024
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In this dialogue, the Harvard neuroscientist, Alvaro Pascual-Leone initially reflects on the importance of ‘unlearning’ and forgetting. He then gives a detailed explanation of, and how he carries ... More


Beyond Appearances: The Phenomenal Contributions of Attention

Sebastian Watzl

in Structuring Mind: The Nature of Attention and how it Shapes Consciousness

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199658428
eISBN:
9780191839283
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658428.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

How does attention shape consciousness? The present chapter discusses and criticizes views on which the phenomenal contributions of attention are fully captured in terms of its effects on what a ... More


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