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Weiskrantz, Lawrence

Overview
Works: 35 works in 213 publications in 2 languages and 4,925 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Case studies  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Thesis advisor, Other
Classifications: BF311, 612.8
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Lawrence Weiskrantz
 
Most widely held works by Lawrence Weiskrantz
Consciousness lost and found : a neuropsychological exploration by Lawrence Weiskrantz( Book )

24 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and Italian and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weiskrantz maps his and others' research onto a philosophical argument which, combined with the latest brain imaging studies, points the way to specific patterns of brain activity and structures that may be involved in conscious awareness. The book also analyses new approaches to the question of animal consciousness, and its evolutionary value. Written in an engaging and accessible style, Consciousness lost and found provides a unique perspective on one of the most challenging issues in science today
Analysis of behavioral change by Lawrence Weiskrantz( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 1968 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thought without language by Fyssen Symposium( Book )

32 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animal intelligence : proceedings of a Royal Society discussion meeting held on 6 and 7 June 1984 by Lawrence Weiskrantz( Book )

23 editions published in 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blindsight : a case study and implications by Lawrence Weiskrantz( Book )

32 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies of patients with damage to the neocortex have revealed that some can discriminate certain visual events within their 'blind' fields. They are not aware that they can do so, however: they think that they are only guessing. This book is an account of research into a particular case 'blindsight'
Attention : selection, awareness, and control : a tribute to Donald Broadbent( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prefrontal cortex : executive and cognitive functions( Book )

15 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The role of the prefrontal cortex is one of the most topical and important areas of research in contemporary neuropsychology. This text addresses the many questions and debates that have arisen on the prefrontal cortex
Frontiers of consciousness; the meeting ground between inner and outer reality by John Warren White( Book )

13 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 'Frontiers of Consciousness' is a truly interdisciplinary volume on consciousness, one which tackles some of the biggest and most impenetrable problems in the field. Distinctive in its accessibility, authority, and its depth of coverage, the book is a groundbreaking and influential addition to the consciousness literature
The neuropsychology of cognitive function : proceedings of a Royal Society discussion meeting held on 18 and 19 November 1981( Book )

9 editions published in 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inroads and detours in psychology; an inaugural lecture delivered before the University of Oxford on 3 December 1969 by Lawrence Weiskrantz( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Executive and cognitive functions of the prefrontal cortex( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies of: (a) the visual fields of monkeys (b) memory processes as affected by cerebral lesions in monkeys( Book )

3 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The research shows that changes in visual function following visual cortex lesions are not absolute. The study extends these observations and attempts to determine the nature of the residual function. In addition, the nature of the frontal lobe defect in monkeys is examined in various ways and support is advanced for a stimulus sampling hypothesis. Finally evidence is produced that long-term storage processes may be blocked by temporal lobe lesions. (Author)
Behavioral changes associated with ablation of the amygdaloid complex by Lawrence Weiskrantz( Book )

2 editions published between 1953 and 1954 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Some tests of residual visual functioning in humans with damage to the striate cortex by Kate A Cochrane( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special issue : consciousness and perception : insights and hindsights( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brain story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prof. Susan Greenfield (Univ. of Oxford) considers that identifying the seat of consciousness in the brain is the ultimate quest for science. People with blindsight - the ability to respond to visual events that they cannot physically see - may provide a clue to the location of consciousness as they employ more than ordinary awareness. Anaesthesia suggests another line of enquiry - what happens in the brain when consciousness is lost? An unusual theatrical demonstration of mind over matter in which performers undergo all kinds of normally agonising feats without feeling pain, shows how consciousness can be manipulated. Experiments in the U.S. and Britain challenge the assumption that ordinary actions are the results of free will as the brain appears to prepare for the action before the subject has decided to carry it out. All these findings seem to add to the mystery of consciousness rather than elucidate it. Among those taking part in the programme are Prof. Larry Weiskrantz (Univ. of Oxford), Dr. Franz Vollenweider (Psychiatric Hospital, Univ. of Vienna), Dr. Patrick Haggard (University College, London), Prof. M. Gazzaniga (Dartmouth College, New Hampshire)
[Appalachian Conference on Behavioral Neurodynamics]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Lectures by some of the participants in the Third Appalachian Conference on Behavioral Neurodynamcis, also know as the Brains Conference
Executive and cognitive functions of the prefrontal cortex : a discussion( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Effects of moderate level noise upon tasks involving auditory imagery by Lawrence Weiskrantz( Book )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Interaction with a computer-simulated 'person' by Lawrence Weiskrantz( Book )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Consciousness lost and found : a neuropsychological exploration
Alternative Names
Lawrence Weiskrantz britischer Psychologe

Lawrence Weiskrantz British psychologist

Lawrence Weiskrantz Brits psycholoog

Weiskrantz, L.

Weiskrantz, L. (Lawrence)

Weiskrantz, Lawrence

Languages
English (189)

Italian (3)

Covers
Blindsight : a case study and implicationsAttention : selection, awareness, and control : a tribute to Donald BroadbentThe prefrontal cortex : executive and cognitive functionsFrontiers of consciousness; the meeting ground between inner and outer reality