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Sizing up consciousness : towards an objective measure of the capacity for experience

Author: Marcello Massimini; Giulio Tononi
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This book explores how we can measure consciousness. It clarifies what consciousness is, how it can be generated from a physical system, and how it can be measured. It also shows how conscious states can be expressed mathematically and how precise predictions can be made using data from neurophysiological studies.
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Additional Physical Format: Electronic version:
Massimini, Marcello.
Sizing up consciousness.
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2018
(OCoLC)1020607451
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcello Massimini; Giulio Tononi
ISBN: 9780198728443 0198728441
OCLC Number: 1019649942
Notes: Originally published in Italian as: Nulla di più grande. Baldini e Castoldi, 2013.
Description: xi, 199 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. A brain in your hand --
2. Zombies and dolls --
3. Brain islands --
4. Mysteries in the cranium --
5. A theoretical principle --
6. Reappraising the stuff in our head --
7. Assessing consciousness in other humans : from theory to practice --
8. Inferring consciousness out there --
9. A universe in your palm.
Other Titles: Nulla di più grande.
Responsibility: Marcello Massimini & Giulio Tononi ; translated by Frances Anderson.

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