The Nature of Consciousness

Piero Scaruffi

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These are excerpts and elaborations from my book "The Nature of Consciousness"

Further Reading (Click here for reviews of these books)

Baum Eric: WHAT IS THOUGHT? (MIT Press, 2004)

Brown, Jason: THE LIFE OF THE MIND (Lawrence Erlbaum, 1988)

Buck Ross: THE COMMUNICATION OF EMOTION (Guilford Press, 1984)

Changeux, Jean-Pierre: L’HOMME NEURONAL (1983)

Changeux, Jean-Pierre: ORIGINS OF THE HUMAN BRAIN (Oxford University Press, 1995)

Churchland, Paul: ENGINE OF REASON (MIT Press, 1995)

Damasio, Antonio: DESCARTES' ERROR (G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1995)

Delgado, Jose: PHYSICAL CONTROL OF THE MIND (1969)

Edelman, Gerald: NEURAL DARWINISM (Basic, 1987)

Eichenbaum, Howard: COGNITIVE NEUROSCIENCE OF MEMORY (Oxford Univ Press, 2002)

Finger, Stanley: MINDS BEHIND THE BRAIN (Oxford Univ Press, 2004)

Foster Russell & Kreitzman Leon: RHYTHMS OF LIFE - THE BIOLOGICAL CLOCKS THAT CONTROL THE DAILY LIVES OF EVERY LIVING THING (Yale Univ Press, 205)

Freeman, Walter: SOCIETIES OF BRAINS (Erlbaum, 1995)

Gazzaniga, Michael: THE ETHICAL BRAIN (Univ of Chicago Press, 2005)

Gazzaniga, Michael & LeDoux Joseph: INTEGRATED MIND (Plenum Press, 1978)

Gisolfi, Carl & Mora Francisco: THE HOT BRAIN (MIT Press, 2000)

Goertzel Ben: THE STRUCTURE OF INTELLIGENCE (1993)

Goertzel, Ben: THE EVOLVING MIND (Gordon & Breach, 1993)

Goldstein, Kurt: THE ORGANISM: A HOLISTIC APPROACH TO BIOLOGY (USA Book, 1939)

Hebb, Donald: THE ORGANIZATION OF BEHAVIOR (1949)

Ivry, Richard & Robertson, Lynn: THE TWO SIDES OF PERCEPTION (MIT Press, 1998)

Hebb, Donald: THE ORGANIZATION OF BEHAVIOR (John Wiley, 1949)

Hull, Clark: PRINCIPLES OF BEHAVIOR (Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1943)

James, William: THE PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOLOGY (1890)

Jerne, Niels: THE NATURAL-SELECTION THEORY OF ANTIBODY (1955)

Joseph, Rhawn: NAKED NEURON (Plenum, 1993)

Koehler, Wolfgang: INTELLIGENSPRUEFUNGEN AM MENSCHENAFFEN (1925)

Lashley, Karl: BRAIN MECHANISMS AND INTELLIGENCE (Dover, 1963)

Lavine, Robert: NEUROPHYSIOLOGY (Collamore, 1983)

Lieberman, Philip: UNIQUELY HUMAN (Harvard Univ Press, 1992)

Llinas, Rodolfo & Churchland Patricia: THE MIND-BRAIN CONTINUUM (MIT Press, 1996)

MacLean, Paul: THE TRIUNE BRAIN IN EVOLUTION (Plenum Press, 1990)

Miller, Geoffrey: THE MATING MIND (Doubleday, 2000)

Nicolelis, Miguel: BEYOND BOUNDARIES (Henry Holt, 2011)

Purves, Dale: NEURAL ACTIVITY AND THE GROWTH OF THE BRAIN (Cambridge Univ Press, 1994)

Ramachandran, Vilayanur & Blakeslee, Sandra: PHANTOMS IN THE BRAIN (Morrow, 1998)

Rizzolati, Giacomo: MIRRORS IN THE BRAIN (Oxford Univ Press, 2008)

Skinner, Burrhus: BEHAVIOR OF ORGANISMS (1938)

Swanson, Larry: BRAIN ARCHITECTURE (Oxford Univ Press, 2002)

Thorndike Edward: ANIMAL INTELLIGENCE (1911)

Underwood Geoffrey: OXFORD GUIDE TO THE MIND (Oxford Univ Press, 2000)

Valiant, Leslie: CIRCUITS OF THE MIND (Oxford University Press, 1994)

Ramachandran, Vilayanur & Blakeslee, Sandra: PHANTOMS IN THE BRAIN (Morrow, 1998)

Young, John: A MODEL OF THE BRAIN (Clarendon Press, 1964)

Zeki, Semir: A VISION OF THE BRAIN (Blackwell, 1993)