... rapid, deep breathing), and any altered state of consciousness
or arousal (hostility and mania are both ... and lethargy). The most dangerous form of altered consciousness
is the so-called "diabetic coma" which produces ... pain is common and may be severe. The level of consciousness
is normal until late in the process, when ...
... have minds , the locus of, or another word for, consciousness
(roughly the dualist position).
However, ... experiment , Stanford prison experiment .)
Main articles: ...
Gaining access to the unusual forms of consciousness
embodied in some of Steiner's works is not a ... world.
It should be emphasized that this consciousness
of the spirit is not so much related to the ... of this particular threshold, we also lack consciousness
of the elastic poetic dynamism at the very basis ...
... , and many others are the subject of the philosophy of mind : what is consciousness
? Do non-human animals have consciousness?
Another branch of philosophy, ... the pituitary gland .
It is hypothesized that developed brains derive consciousness
from interaction among numerous systems within the brain. Cognitive ...
... synthesis . He later left molecular biology for his other interest, consciousness
. His autobiographical book What Mad Pursuit includes a description of ... Inc., 2002) ISBN 1584151226
Neural correlate of consciousness
James D. Watson and Francis H. Crick. ...
Alfred Russel Wallace
... "the unseen universe of Spirit" had interceded at least three times in history: 1. The creation of life from inorganic matter. 2. The introduction of consciousness
in the higher animals. 3. The generation of the above-mentioned faculties in mankind. He also believed that the raison d'tre of the universe was the ...
Steve Grand , creator of Creatures
... of as being run by a "little man" inside. For instance, the homunculus continues to be considered as one of the major theories on the origin of consciousness
, that there is a part (or process) in the brain whose purpose is to be "you". The homunculus is often invoked in cybernetics as well, for similar ...
... a dynamic specialty of its own. Some researchers believe that cognitive neuroscience provides a bottom-up approach to understanding the mind and consciousness
that is complementary to, or may replace, the top-down approach of psychology .
The concern of neuroscience includes such diverse topics as
... The rate of the heart is quickened, the beats then become irregular and finally cease. The central nervous system is also profoundly affected, consciousness
may be lost, and the patient falls into a comatose condition, or delirium and convulsions may set in. All these changes can be watched in any patient ...
Unsolved problems in biology
... of electronic devices and computers , but what are the electronic properties of DNA? Does Junk DNA function as molecular garbage?
/ Self . What is it? Why is it necessary for many animals (especially mammals ) to sleep ? Or dream , come to that? What are the inheritable ...