Sökning: "neural mechanisms of consciousness"
Hittade 3 uppsatser innehållade orden neural mechanisms of consciousness.
- Kandidat-uppsats, Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap
Sammanfattning : Psychiatry is in a crisis. Mental health disorders are on the rise worldwide and there are currently not enough efficient treatment methods that would meet the patients’ needs. Hence, the societal and economic costs of mental health problems are enormous, as well as the suffering of individuals afflicted by mental health problems. LÄS MER
2. The Blacked Out Brain : Neural Mechanisms of Unconsciousness in General Anesthesia and Disorders of ConsciousnessKandidat-uppsats, Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för biovetenskap
Sammanfattning : Finding the neural mechanisms of unconsciousness is a pursuit with significance to both the scientific study of consciousness as well as for the improvement of clinical diagnosis of patients with severe structural brain damage that has resulted in disorders of consciousness (DOC), such as coma or vegetative state . This literature review gives an account for what consciousness studies have contributed to the understanding of the neural mechanisms of unconsciousness, focusing on experiments using anesthetic agents to investigate the loss and return of consciousness. LÄS MER
3. Event-related potential correlates of visual consciousness : a review of theories and empirical studiesKandidat-uppsats, Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för kommunikation och information
Sammanfattning : Two influential theories of consciousness disagree about if consciousness initially arises along the occipitotemporal cortex to later engage frontoparietal regions and attentional mechanisms, or if it necessarily requires the latter. Consequently, different predictions are made about the temporal emergence of consciousness. LÄS MER