Morten Overgaard and Jesper Mogensen present new model for understanding consciousness

Morten Overgaard and Jesper Mogensen present new model for understanding consciousness

Morten Overgaard and Jesper Mogensen propose a new model to interpret seemingly conflicting evidence concerning the correlation of consciousness and neural processes in an article published by the esteemed journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: "Visual perception from the perspective of a representational, non-reductionistic, level-dependent account of perception and conscious awareness"

Lagt online: 18.03.2014

Based on an analysis of research of blindsight and subliminal perception, the reorganization of elementary functions and consciousness framework suggests that mental representations consist of functions at several different levels of analysis, including truly localized perceptual elementary functions and perceptual algorithmic modules, which are interconnections of the elementary function.

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Visual perception from the perspective of a representational, non-reductionistic, level-dependent account of perception and conscious awareness

 

Morten Overgaard is Professor at CNRU, Århus University and Aalborg University. About Professor Morten Overgaard

Jesper Mogensen is Professor at Copenhagen University and Adjunct Professor at Aalborg University. About Professor Jesper Mogensen

Morten Overgaard and Jesper Mogensen are both affiliated to Centre for Cognitive Neuroscience at Aalborg University.