What goes on in our heads when we have a thought? With this book, Edelman and Tononi present an empirically-supported full-scale theory of consciousness. They apply all of the resources and insights of modern neuroscience, from the largest computermodels ever constructed to new experiments that detect the changes in brain activity. This pioneering work represents a landmark in our growing understanding of consciousness. Praise for Gerald Edelman: "The new Darwin...His theory is an enrichment of life itself" - Oliver Sacks, The Times
Nobel Laureate Gerald M Edelman is Director of the Neurosciences Institute and President of the Neurosciences Research Foundation. He lives in California. Giulio Tononi is a Senior Fellow in Theoretical and Experimental Neurobiology at the Neurosciences Institute.
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