Chapter 9 - Consciousness

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Consciousness refers to our ... of our own ..., ... and ... and our ... of these
Awareness, perceptions, thoughts, feelings, experience
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Some psychologists and philosophers regard consciousness as a .... of .... and believe it is outside the scope of scientific study because of its ....
By-product, cognitive processing, subjective nature
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Several theories seek to explain the nature of consciousness. These fall mainly into two camps: the .... and the ....
Neurobiological, cognitive
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The neurobiological explanations (such as those of ... and ...) suggest that consciousness occurs when .... behave together or is generated by specific parts of a ....
Crick, Penrose, cell assemblies, neuron
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Perceptual disorders (such as ... and ....) and other deficits following .... (such as those seen after the ....) help demonstrate the importance of various brain regions to conscious awareness
Blindsight, visual agnosia, brain injury, split-brain operation
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The process of ... attention determines which stimuli will be noticed and which will be ...
Selective, ignored
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The factors that control our attention include ..., ... and our own ... of what we are perceiving
Novelty, verbal instructions, assessment of the significance
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The cocktail-party phenomenon is an example of selective attention: we are able to detect ... information in an environment that contains ... and ... information
Relevant, irrelevant, relevant
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Noise (such as ... and ...) in the ... environment can significantly ... memory for ... and ... performance, the ... the ... of the noise, the ... the ...
Office noise, speech, working, impair, prose, arithmetic, longer, duration, greater, deficit
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... listening experiments show that what is received by the ... ear is ... within a few seconds unless something causes us to take heed of it; after those few seconds we cannot say what that ear heard
Dichotic, unattended, lost
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Even unattended information can produce ...(as opposed to ...) memories, however
Implicit, explicit
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