06 Consciousness, Sleep and Dreams Book Notes

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Consciousness, Sleep and Dreams Book Notes Consciousness Subjectivity: the actual experience of these things can never be shared in a manner resembling our own internal awareness of them qualia Access To Information – we can access the knowledge of our minds Unconscious – those processes that are outside the realm of conscious awareness A unitary experience – consciousness brings together the fruits of our sensory systems into a unified phenomenal experience that remains continuous over time. Our awareness of the world is based on a melding of these sensations into a single multimedia event. Freudian Slip, unconscious influence Many behaviors occur automatically and without much conscious awareness. Awareness – is being able to report that information is being or has been perceived. Blindsight – people are blind have some spared visual capacities in absence of any visual awareness Sight, even though blind, is activated in other regions of the brain (however not through eye damage, rather Prefrontal VC
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