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Brain modularity: towards a philosophy of conscious experience

Michael S. Gazzaniga

in Consciousness in Contemporary Science

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522379
eISBN:
9780191688577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522379.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter deals with functional neurological models as the brain basis of consciousness. Here, the chapter asks whether there is anything about brain organization that tells about consciousness. ... More


Mike’s Attentional Network

Alan Kingstone

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Mind: A Tribute to Michael S. Gazzaniga

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014014
eISBN:
9780262266055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014014.003.0072
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter focuses on the attentional mechanism of the disconnected hemispheres. Jeffrey D. Holtzman, who conducted numerous attention studies on split-brain patients, found that a common ... More


My Dinner with Mike

Michael B. Miller and Scott A. Guerin

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Mind: A Tribute to Michael S. Gazzaniga

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014014
eISBN:
9780262266055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014014.003.0082
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter explores whether the disconnection of hemispheres had any impact on the mind. When each of the disconnected hemispheres analyzed in isolation led to the discovery of the classic ... More


Interhemispheric Cooperation Following Brain Bisection

Steven A. Hillyard

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Mind: A Tribute to Michael S. Gazzaniga

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014014
eISBN:
9780262266055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014014.003.0019
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Mike Gazzaniga, along with his colleagues Roger W. Sperry and Joseph Bogen, revealed that the two separate mental systems, one in each hemisphere, were created by the surgical bisection of the ... More


From the Integrated Mind to the Emotional Brain

Joseph LeDoux

in The Cognitive Neuroscience of Mind: A Tribute to Michael S. Gazzaniga

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014014
eISBN:
9780262266055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014014.003.0063
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter briefly mentions how the book The Integrated Mind came to be published and explores further the regulation of emotional expressions in the brain. The author mentions that The Integrated ... More


Rationality and the Subject’s Point of View

Brian Hedden

in Reasons without Persons: Rationality, Identity, and Time

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198732594
eISBN:
9780191796746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732594.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This concluding chapter revisits the gloss on the notion of rationality given earlier: being rational is a matter of believing, desiring, and acting in ways that are sensible, given your perspective ... More


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