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Consciousness is more than wakefulness

  • Alain Morin (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0140525X07001069
  • Published online: 01 May 2007
Abstract

Merker's definition of consciousness excludes self-reflective thought, making his proposal for decorticate consciousness not particularly ground-breaking. He suggests that brainstem sites are neglected in current theories of consciousness. This is so because broader definitions of consciousness are used. Split-brain data show that the cortex is important for full-blown consciousness; also, behaviors exhibited by hydranencephaly patients and decorticated rats do not seem to require reflective consciousness.

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