Rethinking Consciousness: A Scientific Theory of Subjective Experience

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Price
$28.95  $26.92
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
6.4 X 9.5 X 0.8 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780393652611

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About the Author

Michael S. A. Graziano is a professor of neuroscience and psychology at Princeton University. He is also a writer, composer, and occasional ventriloquist. He is the author of many books (both novels and neuroscience books), and has written for The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and other media outlets. His research at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute has spanned topics from movement control to how the brain processes the space around the body. His current work focuses on the brain basis of consciousness.

Reviews

Graziano's attention schema theory marks a milestone by offering a plausible, mechanistic answer to the hard problem [of consciousness].--Aaron Schurger
Explore consciousness with a leading neuroscientist, talented writer, and the researcher who has put forth one of the subject's central theories. For those intrigued by the deep and enduring mysteries of the human mind, this is a first-class intellectual adventure.--Brian Greene, author of The Elegant Universe and The Hidden Reality
An exciting example of how to present complex scientific topics for the general public.
A fine popular introduction to the brain.