Syllabus

This course will review philosophical and psychological theories of consciousness and cover a variety of studies investigating the neural correlates of consciousness. In particular, this course will focus on the neural bases of consciousness involved in visual perception.

Course Description

This course will review philosophical and psychological theories of consciousness and cover a variety of studies investigating the neural correlates of consciousness. In particular, this course will focus on the neural bases of consciousness involved in visual perception.

 

Course Objectives

Week 1 : Introduction to the Scientific Study of Consciousness

Week 2 : The Early Visual System

Week 3 : When Consciousness Fails

Week 4 : Neural Activity (Firing Rates, Oscillations and Synchronization)

Week 5 : The Architecture of Cortex and the NCC

Week 6 : Selective Visual Attention

Week 7 : Attention and Consciousness

Week 8 : The Zombie Within

Week 9 : The Functions of Consciousness

Week 10 : Memory and Consciousness

Week 11 : On Time and Consciousness

Week 12 : Binocular rivalry and flash suppression

Week 13 : 의식의 분할과 분할 뇌

Week 14 : (Free Will I) Cartesian Free Will

Week 15 : (Free Will II)

Week 16 : (Integrated Information Theory)

 

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