The Resource Consciousness and the brain : deciphering how the brain codes our thoughts, Stanislas Dehaene

Consciousness and the brain : deciphering how the brain codes our thoughts, Stanislas Dehaene

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Consciousness and the brain : deciphering how the brain codes our thoughts
Title
Consciousness and the brain
Title remainder
deciphering how the brain codes our thoughts
Statement of responsibility
Stanislas Dehaene
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Language
eng
Summary
"A breathtaking look at the new science that can track consciousness deep in the brain How does our brain generate a conscious thought? And why does so much of our knowledge remain unconscious? Thanks to clever psychological and brain-imaging experiments, scientists are closer to cracking this mystery than ever before. In this lively book, Stanislas Dehaene describes the pioneering work his lab and the labs of other cognitive neuroscientists worldwide have accomplished in defining, testing, and explaining the brain events behind a conscious state. We can now pin down the neurons that fire when a person reports becoming aware of a piece of information and understand the crucial role unconscious computations play in how we make decisions. The emerging theory enables a test of consciousness in animals, babies, and those with severe brain injuries. A joyous exploration of the mind and its thrilling complexities, Consciousness and the Brain will excite anyone interested in cutting-edge science and technology and the vast philosophical, personal, and ethical implications of finally quantifying consciousness"--
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Dehaene, Stanislas
Dewey number
612.8/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP411
LC item number
.D44 2014eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2014 D-254
  • WL 705
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Consciousness
  • Brain
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • SCIENCE
  • Brain
  • Cognitive neuroscience
  • Consciousness
  • Consciousness
  • Brain
  • Cognitive Science
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Consciousness and the brain : deciphering how the brain codes our thoughts, Stanislas Dehaene
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-318) and index
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the stuff of thought -- Consciousness enters the lab -- Fathoming unconscious depths -- What is consciousness good for? -- The signatures of a conscious thought -- Theorizing consciousness -- The ultimate test -- The future of consciousness
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ocn869833464
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unknown
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1 online resource (336 pages)
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780698151406
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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illustrations
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7D10064A-84DC-4746-BDF1-DEDC514CCBDA
System control number
(OCoLC)869833464
Label
Consciousness and the brain : deciphering how the brain codes our thoughts, Stanislas Dehaene
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-318) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: the stuff of thought -- Consciousness enters the lab -- Fathoming unconscious depths -- What is consciousness good for? -- The signatures of a conscious thought -- Theorizing consciousness -- The ultimate test -- The future of consciousness
Control code
ocn869833464
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (336 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780698151406
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7D10064A-84DC-4746-BDF1-DEDC514CCBDA
System control number
(OCoLC)869833464

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