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access consciousness

conscious contents amenable to research

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Access consciousness
Conscious contents amenable to research
Phenomenal consciousness
Raw/private experiences
Four features of emotions
Eliciting stimuli
Joseph Le Doux 'neural travelling' theory: Two roads of connections
Low road= thalamus-amygdala; high road= thalamus-cerebral cortex- amygdala
Hemispheric activation
Left hemisphere=positive emotion; right hemisphere= negative emotion
Fight-or-flight system
Physiological reaction in SMN/hormone
Appraisal theory
Emotion caused by cognitive evaluation
Affective blindisight
Unconscious perception of valanced stimuli
Zanjonc Affective Primacy
Sometimes emotions occur before appraisals
Smith and Lazarus primary and secondary appraisals
Primary= motivational relevance/congruence; secondary= accountability, problem focused, emotion focused, future expectancy
Wegner's illusion of control theory
Priority, consistency, exclusivity
Dual route cascaded model
Lexical and non-lexical word processing
Route 1
Non-lexical- convert words to sounds
Route 2
Lexical, direct access to meaning
Inferring agency
A self-propelled creature has agency
Inferring intentionality
Having skill to reach goals
Mutual mimicry
Automatic empathy
Emotional synchrony
Visual perspective taking
Adopting another persons POV
Cognitive neuropschology
Cognitive performance shown by brain-damaged patients
Allocentric vision
Object-centred vision
Egocentric vision
Body-centred vision
Optic ataxia
Problems with visually guided action
Visual form agnosia
Inability to identify objects
The D'action stream
Vision for action
The Venception stream
Vision for perception
Zeki's Functional Specialisation
Each area of the brain processes specific quality
Zeki'a areas
V1 V2, V3 V3A, V4, V5
Colour vision impairment, V4 damage
Deficient motion perception
First order display
Contrast in luminance between moving shape/background
Second order display
No contrast between moving shape/background
Binding problem
How do different specialisations achieve coherent processing?