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Conscious Experience and Memory

Academic Address
  • J. C. Eccles

Abstract

I am very grateful for this invitation to give the Academic Lecture to the Society of Biological Psychiatry. The name of your society is intriguing because it signifies that you are attempting to bridge the deep gulf that has existed between psychiatry on the one hand and the whole field of neurology on the other. I am most sympathetic to this enterprise, though I fear very much that there is no present likelihood that the problems of conscious experience will be reduced to neurological solutions; nevertheless, I think we would all agree that, at one level of discourse, both psychiatric and neurological disorders will be found to have explanations in terms of disordered behavior patterns of cerebral neurons.

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Cerebral Cortex Pyramidal Cell Dendritic Spine Conscious Experience Inhibitory Synapse 
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