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brain

brain  

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n. the enlarged and highly developed mass of nervous tissue that forms the upper end of the central nervous system (see illustration). The average adult human brain weighs about 1400 g (approximately ...
brain imaging

brain imaging  

Any of several techniques for imaging or visualizing the structure or function of the brain, including electroencephalography or EEG, computed tomography or CT scans, magnetic resonance imaging or ...
correlates of consciousness, computational

correlates of consciousness, computational  

The expression ‘computational correlate of consciousness’ was first used by Mathis and Mozer (1995), who, taking a computational approach to the problem of consciousness, asked ‘What conditions must ...
functional brain imaging

functional brain imaging  

Functional brain imaging refers to a group of technologies developed in the last quarter of the 20th century that allow the non‐invasive measurement of human brain activity. These technologies have ...
gamma oscillations

gamma oscillations  

Neural signals in the gamma frequency range (≥30 Hz) have recently received considerable attention in neuroscience. Although the phenomenon of fast neuronal oscillations had been described already 50 ...
magnetoencephalography

magnetoencephalography   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Consciousness

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2010
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Science and technology, Psychology, Philosophy
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1,398 words

Alongside *electroencephalography (EEG), magnetoencephalography (MEG) completes the electromagnetic signature of electric neural activity recorded from the

online measures of non-conscious processing

online measures of non-conscious processing  

An online measurement is one that is obtained in real time while the subject is engaged in a behaviour. The defining feature of an online measure is that the data ...
phantom limb

phantom limb  

An illusory sensation, experienced by an amputee, of the limb still being attached to the body, even when all sensory nerve fibres associated with the limb have been removed. It is experienced by ...
single-cell studies: monkey

single-cell studies: monkey  

Current understanding of the physiological basis of consciousness is still rudimentary. To fill that gap, researchers look for neuronal events that could yield conscious experiences in the brain of ...

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