No Matter, Never Mind: Proceedings of Toward a Science of Consciousness : Fundamental Approaches (Tokyo '99)

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Kunio Yasue, Mari Jibu, Tarcisio Della Senta
John Benjamins Publishing, 2002 - Psychology - 389 pages
This international selection of 34 papers from the Tokyo '99 conference held at the United Nations University gives a valuable state of the art overview of consciousness research. Not only the recognized European and American approaches but also the distinguishing approaches from many Japanese researchers are presented. It will provide a world-wide audience with a comprehensive outlook for the remarkable potential contribution in the future scene of consciousness research.The Tokyo '99 declaration to promote scientists' ethical warning against the thoughtless aiming of consciousness research at warfare is also included.(Series B)

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Contents

The mindbody and the lightmatter
13
Dissipative quantum brain dynamics
43
What do neural nets and quantum theory tell us about mind and reality?
63
Mathematics and the mind
89
Where for the future?
109
Neural correlates of visual working memory for motion
127
On focus and fringe in explicit mental processing
145
A vague idea or a testable event?
155
On a consciousness architecture for a mobile
231
A new geometrical system to maintain the qualia
251
Evidence from
273
A role of attention in formation of brain map for accomplishing
289
The unconscious information processing appeared on the visual ERPs
307
A hypothesis concerning a relationship between pleasantness
325
Working memory and the peak alpha frequency shift
341
Category theory and consciousness
357

Intrinsic contextuality as the crux of consciousness
173
How pain hurts
193
A new model of neuron with
207
Tokyo 99 Memorial Pictures
377
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