Brain Electric Microstates and Cognition: The Atoms of Thought

  • Dietrich Lehmann

Abstract

A healthy adult human is able to report conscious perceptions and thoughts; they are experienced as an uninterrupted, continuous “stream of consciousness” during wakefulness. Consciousness cannot be thought of as consisting of identifiable subportions that still possess the properties of consciousness, even though it is clear that consciousness occurs only if large numbers of the brain’s neural subsystems operate and cooperate adequately.

Keywords

Extremum Location Conscious Experience Brain Electric Activity Cognitive Study Global Field Power 
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