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The limits of neuropsychological models of consciousness

Velmans, Max. 1995. The limits of neuropsychological models of consciousness. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 18(4), pp. 702-703. ISSN 0140-525X [Article]

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This commentary elaborates on Gray's conclusion that his neurophysiological model of consciousness might explain how consciousness arises from the brain, but does not address how consciousness evolved, affects behaviour or confers survival value. This commentary argues that such limitations apply to all neurophysiological or other third-person perspective models. To approach such questions the first-person nature of consciousness needs to be taken seriously in combination with third-person models of the brain.

Item Type:

Article

Identification Number (DOI):

https://doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X00040681

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Psychology

Dates:

DateEvent
December 1995Published

Item ID:

26241

Date Deposited:

12 Apr 2019 12:30

Last Modified:

12 Apr 2019 12:30

Peer Reviewed:

Yes, this version has been peer-reviewed.

URI:

http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/26241

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