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Commentary responses and conscious awareness in humans: The implications for awareness in non-human animals

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There are several examples from human neuropsychology of the intact preservation of processes and capacities in the absence of conscious awareness by the patients. These include loss of visual awareness (blindsight), episodic memory (amnesic syndrome), attention (unilateral neglect) and language (aphasia). The implication of these and other clinical phenomena is that descriptions of ongoing behaviour are necessary but quite insufficient for making inferences about conscious awareness, because...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Volume:
10
Issue:
SUPPL.
Pages:
S41-S46
Publication date:
2001-01-01
ISSN:
0962-7286
Language:
English
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16310
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2012-12-19

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