By Ronald A. Cohen (auth.)

ISBN-10: 0387726381

ISBN-13: 9780387726380

ISBN-10: 038772639X

ISBN-13: 9780387726397

It has been 15 years because the unique booklet of Neuropsychology of awareness. on the time of its booklet, realization used to be a build that had lengthy been of theoretical curiosity within the box of psychology and used to be receiving elevated study via cognitive scientists. but, recognition was once as a rule considered as a nuisance variable; an element that had to be accounted for whilst assessing mind functionality, yet of restricted significance in its personal correct.

There is a necessity for a brand new variation of this ebook inside Neuropsychology to provide an up to date and built-in evaluation of what's find out about realization, the issues that impact it, and methods to its scientific evaluation and remedy. this type of e-book will supply views for experimental neuropsychological examine of consciousness and in addition supply clinicians with insights on the way to method this neuropsychological area.

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He argued that attention could not be maintained on an object which did not change, unless one intellectually considered different aspects of the object to maintain interest. James considered the possibility that our inward sense of effort in directing attention was the by-product of epiphenomena; that effort merely reflected external influences acting simultaneously on the mind. While James appears to have rejected this position, his arguments anticipate the broad behaviorist agenda of making conscious phenomena an epiphenomenal function of environmental effects.

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