• posits
  • Based on Tomkins' affect and script theory (2008b,1995a), the affect consciousness model posits that affect, along with pain, homeostatic life support processes and the cyclical drives, constitute the primary motivating forces in all human affairs. (wikipedia.org)
  • animal consciousness
  • Many people don't realize that the reason so many psychologists werestudying animal learning, like maze-learning in rats, in the first two decades of this century, wasto study animal consciousness on a primitive level and so trace out its evolution. (slideshare.net)
  • The topic of animal consciousness is beset with a number of difficulties. (wikipedia.org)
  • Several psychologists and ethologists have argued for the existence of animal consciousness by describing a range of behaviors that appear to show animals holding beliefs about things they cannot directly perceive-Donald Griffin's 2001 book Animal Minds reviews a substantial portion of the evidence. (wikipedia.org)
  • Animal consciousness has been actively researched for over one hundred years. (wikipedia.org)
  • Thus
  • Our concept of a material world is simply a cognitive construct of our consciousness, however that construct seems consistent and sharable thus we may assume it has an independent existence beyond our particular consciousness though we of course can never actually confirm that because we can never step outside of consciousness. (mail-archive.com)
  • Autonoetic consciousness is the human ability to mentally place ourselves in the past, in the future, or in counterfactual situations, and to thus be able to examine our own thoughts. (wikipedia.org)
  • phenomenal
  • Access consciousness concerns those aspects of experience that can be apprehended, while phenomenal consciousness concerns those aspects of experience that seemingly cannot be apprehended, instead being characterized qualitatively in terms of "raw feels", "what it is like" or qualia (Block 1997). (wikipedia.org)
  • Marx
  • According to Karl Marx, human beings enter into certain productive, or economic, relations and these relations lead to a form of social consciousness. (wikipedia.org)
  • definite
  • That policy might seem 'logical'-but it's wrong when it comes to psychology, because it assumes that 'consciousness' has a clear and definite meaning. (mit.edu)
  • The sum total of these relations of production constitutes the economic structure of society - the real foundation, on which rises a legal and political superstructure and to which correspond definite forms of social consciousness. (wikipedia.org)
  • perceptions
  • It seemed to be saying that because interacting matter could bereduced to mathematical relationships, in some ways like our own perceptions and interpersonalrelationships, therefore consciousness originates in matter itself. (slideshare.net)
  • Anthropology
  • A publication of the Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness , Anthropology of Consciousness ( AOC ) publishes articles from multidisciplinary perspectives that focus on the study of consciousness and/or its practical application to contemporary issues. (wiley.com)
  • Anthropology of Consciousness publishes semiannually and consists of peer-reviewed full length articles and book reviews, as well as letters to the editor. (wiley.com)
  • psychological
  • Many psychological studies assume a unity of consciousness. (wikipedia.org)
  • affect consciousness scores (both overall mean of all aspect-scores across affects and scores on each integrating aspect, and discrete affects) are strongly correlated with relevant measures of psychological dysfunction. (wikipedia.org)
  • Affect integration (operationalized through Affect Consciousness constructs and measured with the ACI and ACS) at different levels are stable correlates of psychopathology and psychological dysfunction such as symptom severity, interpersonal problems, personality disorder traits, and general functioning. (wikipedia.org)
  • human
  • I.e. a human has human type contents in this consciousness stuff and a molecule has molecule type contents of it. (mail-archive.com)
  • No philosopher and hardly any novelist has ever managed to explain what that weird stuff, human consciousness, is really made of. (mit.edu)
  • Human consciousness is just about the last surviving mystery. (mit.edu)
  • Indeed, many of those who 'insist-and hope' that consciousness cannot be explained still claim that it alone is the source of most of the virtues of human minds. (mit.edu)
  • AOC welcomes submissions that reflect on how consciousness and human transformation can be made relevant to the challenges of our age, with the aim of a praxis to catalyze a shift toward a more just world. (wiley.com)
  • The origin of the modern concept of consciousness is often attributed to John Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding, published in 1690. (wikipedia.org)
  • Planetary consciousness is the idea that human beings are members of a planetary society of Earth as much as they are members of their nations, provinces, districts, islands, cities or villages. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Consciousness Industry is a term coined by author and theorist Hans Magnus Enzensberger, which identifies the mechanisms through which the human mind is reproduced as a social product. (wikipedia.org)
  • Organizing principles that constitute human consciousness and other mental phenomena from this point of view may be described by analysis and reconstruction of underlying dynamics of psychophysiological measures. (wikipedia.org)
  • essay
  • This essay is part of Demystifying the Mind , a special report on the new science of consciousness. (sciencenews.org)
  • His essay influenced the 18th-century view of consciousness, and his definition appeared in Samuel Johnson's celebrated Dictionary (1755). (wikipedia.org)
  • In September 2001, Ervin László and the Dalai Lama wrote an essay titled "Manifesto on Planetary Consciousness", which was adopted at a meeting at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. (wikipedia.org)
  • theory
  • Using the mathematics of information theory, scientists have begun to get a grip on possible ways of measuring consciousness, making it easier to identify and perhaps, someday, easier to create in a non-biological information-processing system. (sciencenews.org)
  • Whether or not it is relevant to zen, I would like to know the practical aspects of your theory: - Does karma work in the universal consciousness, or whatever you call it? (mail-archive.com)
  • With regard to theory, he does state that it is useful to assign two modes of consciousness, a receptive mode and an active mode-that is, a bimodal consciousness. (wikipedia.org)
  • This theory of consciousness is premised upon three major assumptions: The laws of physics apply to consciousness, which rules out concepts such as spirits and a soul and allows for a purely physiological model of consciousness. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other scientists have argued against Edelman's theory, instead suggesting that primary consciousness might have emerged with the basic vegetative systems of the brain. (wikipedia.org)
  • aspect
  • Citta , which is here called alayavijnana , represents the deepest, finest and subtlest aspect or layer of the Aggregate of Consciousness. (angelfire.com)
  • memories
  • Acoustic instruments and unamplified, 'pure'-tone singing can now not be heard except as contrasts to more recent kinds of sounds, just as live performances are inevitably 'checked' against memories of recordings," and "live performances have to try to approximate the sounds which inhabit this consciousness. (wikipedia.org)
  • term
  • Affect consciousness, or affect integration (which is a more generic term for the same phenomenon), refers to an individual's ability to consciously perceive, tolerate, reflect upon, and express affects. (wikipedia.org)
  • itself
  • But of course the contents do persist in the material world and so the trick is to continually recognize these contents for what they are, contents of pure consciousness, ripples or disturbances in the field of consciousness itself, so that one doesn't get entangled in the individual forms but always sees them as contents of the underlying pure consciousness itself. (mail-archive.com)
  • The forms themselves have no real substance since they are just ripples or disturbances in what would be the perfect stillness of consciousness itself devoid of any forms or ripples. (mail-archive.com)
  • Engels dubs this consciousness "false" because the class is asserting itself towards goals that do not benefit it. (wikipedia.org)
  • experience
  • Thinker 1: Consciousness is what unifies our present, past, and future together, by making sense of all our experience. (mit.edu)
  • Should laws be made for such a case, consciousness would also require a legal definition (for example a machine's ability to experience pleasure or pain, known as sentience). (wikipedia.org)
  • For example, primary consciousness includes a person's experience of the blueness of the ocean, a bird's song, and the feeling of pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • creativity
  • In his article "Artificial Consciousness: Utopia or Real Possibility" Giorgio Buttazzo says that despite our current technology's ability to simulate autonomy, "Working in a fully automated mode, they [the computers] cannot exhibit creativity, emotions, or free will. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • Although those animals won't answer questions like, " Are you aware that you exist," or " What is your view of what consciousness is," the answers from people are scarcely more useful. (mit.edu)
  • So instead of asking what 'consciousness' is , or what we mean by 'being aware,' we'll try to examine when and why people use those mysterious words. (mit.edu)
  • Issues of practical concern include how the presence of consciousness can be assessed in severely ill, comatose, or anesthetized people, and how to treat conditions in which consciousness is impaired or disrupted. (wikipedia.org)
  • Author Shashi Tharoor feels that an Earth Anthem sung by people across the world can inspire planetary consciousness and global citizenship among people. (wikipedia.org)
  • Self-consciousness affects people in varying degrees, as some people are constantly self-monitoring or self-involved, while others are completely oblivious about themselves. (wikipedia.org)
  • aware
  • Hi there, Is this ' hard working consciousness' expression appropriate when being aware of necessity of hard working and focused on it mentally and physically like less sleep time, staying in the office all the time? (usingenglish.com)
  • Are frogs, fish, insects, or vegetables aware of themselves to any extent-or is consciousness a singular trait that segregates us from the rest of the beasts? (mit.edu)
  • mind
  • Science News neurocience writer Laura Sanders has explored the latest efforts by consciousness researchers to demystify the mind and reports her findings in a three-part series. (sciencenews.org)
  • 3. CONSCIOUSNESS AND THE VOICES OF THE MIND 3into which my work has been forced. (slideshare.net)
  • Affect
  • 2008), a semi-structured interview, is used to evaluate an individual's affect consciousness. (wikipedia.org)
  • A person with a low level of affect consciousness is expected to be unable to make sense of both his or her own feelings and the emotions of others and to have difficulties attributing causes for his or her own and others' behaviors. (wikipedia.org)
  • brain
  • Consciousness has posed a special challenge to scientists, but new ways of studying the brain may finally yield a deeper understanding. (sciencenews.org)
  • Similarly, when in evolution there is a cer-tain amount of brain tissue, then suddenly you get consciousness. (slideshare.net)
  • Still, these scientists concede that higher order consciousness does involve the cortex and complex communication between different areas of the brain. (wikipedia.org)
  • different
  • Is consciousness an 'all-or-none' trait that has a clear-cut boundary, or does it have different amounts and qualities-the way that a thing can be cold or hot? (mit.edu)
  • Drawing themes from Pierre Janet, Hilgard viewed hypnosis from this perspective as a willingness to divide the main systems of consciousness into different sectors. (wikipedia.org)