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A fair amount of redundancy. Some of the concepts are interesting, but the booklet is underwhelming.Published 19 months ago by James F. Kadlec
This book covers the same material (but less) than A History of the Mind: Evolution and the Birth of Consciousness by the same author. Its presentation is easier to understand. Read morePublished on July 18, 2012 by Jackal
This is one of those books that is changing how I'm sensing/perceiving the world. It is bringing me to another level of awareness of what my brain/mind does. Read morePublished on September 24, 2011 by HK Soubhi
Humphrey thoroughly examines his view of personal consciousness from a neurological point of view.
Quite technical in many respects, drawing upon his experience and... Read more
Indeed, sensation lends a hereness, a nowness, a me-ness to the experience of the present moment, such as seeing red. It constructs our world. Read morePublished on June 21, 2010 by Simon Laub
Where do sensation and perception diverge? Is perception based on sensation, or the other way around? Read morePublished on June 11, 2010 by Daniel J. Jensen
The author starts his book with a pessimistic quotation from psychologist Stuart Sutherland, "Nothing worth reading has been written about it" (consciousness). Read morePublished on August 29, 2008 by Rama Rao
The book is written in a page-turner style due to the very understandable (not popularized, fully rigorous) description of qualia and their role in the context of cognitive... Read morePublished on July 28, 2007 by Ruggero Rapparini