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Chapter 10 Consciousness
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States of Consciousness There are varying _________ of consciousness. It is a very difficult topic to investigate. Consciousness : The __________ experience of perceiving one’s self and other entities. Brain activity and consciousness are related. ________ in ________ activity typically follows the ________ in level of consciousness. Brain activity below a certain level is unconscious.
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Phi Effects, Spatial Neglect, Blindsight Blindsight, Spatial Neglect, and Phi Effects all show that our _______ functions, and our conscious awareness are ____ different things. With blindsight , people can't see objects but--if pressed--they can guess (with pretty good accuracy) the location of the ________ . In spatial neglect , a person may have information in one hemisphere but can't consciously access it. For example, a patient with ______ neglect bump into objects on the left side, won't shave the left side of their face, ignore instructions whispered into their left ear. phi effects are an optical illusion where your brain __________ stationary objects, but you think you're seeing motion. Again, these phenomena show that what our brain _____________ is different from what we think we "know."
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Unconscious Processes phi effect : Studies of the phi effect – an optical ________ in which the rapid appearance and disappearance of two stationary objects such as flashing _______ are perceived as the movement back and forth of a single object. The illusion is an erroneous perception Spatial neglect is a tendency of persons who have _______ hemispheric damage to ignore information and __________ affecting the left side of the body. It is a tendency to _________ the left side of the body, the left side of the world, and the left side of objects Blindsight is found in individuals who _________ from blindness. They respond to visual stimuli, although they will report not being consciousness of them. It is the ability to respond to _________ information in certain ways without being conscious of it
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Figure 10.2 Figure 10.2: A person who ordinarily ________ the left arm gives it more attention if it __________ over or under the right arm.
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Unconscious Processes Readiness __________ : The phenomenon of readiness __________ – the increased motor cortex activity prior to the start of a _________ - provides evidence that we begin our actions before we become aware of our _________ to act. Déjà vu: is feeling of ________ familiarity with a strange person, new place or event. the sense that an event is uncannily familiar Capgras syndrome: is a condition in which person insists that _________ individuals are actually impostors who resemble those people. It is a condition in which a person _________ relatives and close friends as unfamiliar, insisting that these people are impostors who just resemble the real people
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The level of consciousness (if any) of non- human animals is still a ___________ to
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 830:101 taught by Professor Garybrill during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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