06-COGS11-The Zombie in the Brain

06-COGS11-The Zombie in the Brain - Zombie Brain Mary ET...

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he The Zombie in the rain Brain Mary ET Boyle, Ph.D. epartment of Cognitive Department of Cognitive Science UCSD
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bbinghaus lusion Ebbinghaus illusion
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nconscious Brain and Body Unconscious Brain and Body ombie knows things about Zombie knows things about the world that you don’t. What you see – reality or illusion? Are you in control of your erceptions? perceptions?
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he story of D F The story of D.F. Taking a shower one morning in her home, D.F.collapsed from carbon monoxide poisoning. The accident left her with a damaged visual cortex and an inability to consciously perceive shapes or objects .
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What it would be like to see that an object is green but not see it as an object? She cannot say how big an object is or which side or a ctangle is longer. rectangle is longer.
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YES •DF could twist her hand properly while fitting it in a narrow slot. he could open her grip to the right width when YES • She could open her grip to the right width when picking up objects of different sizes. • She could not use her hand to match the orientation of
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2010 for the course COGSCI 11 taught by Professor Maryb. during the Spring '10 term at UCSD.

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06-COGS11-The Zombie in the Brain - Zombie Brain Mary ET...

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