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What does science know about the mind ?

Todd I. Stark "Cellular Wetware plus Books"
The list author says: "The topics covered here explore the limits and frontiers of our knowledge in addition to the well established findings, so you will find suggestions from mainstream science but also more speculative sources in this list."
Who's in Charge?
Who's in Charge?
Soul Dust: The Magic of Consciousness
Soul Dust: The Magic of Consciousness
The Oxford Companion to the Mind
The Oxford Companion to the Mind
"Classic encyclopedic reference source on a wide variety of fascinating topics"
How the Mind Works
How the Mind Works
"Engaging intro to the growing view of the mind as evolved computational modules"
GOING INSIDE
GOING INSIDE
"Fascinating peek into a moment of awareness, how we construct it."
The User Illusion: Cutting Consciousness Down to Size (Penguin Press Science)
The User Illusion: Cutting Consciousness Down to Size (Penguin Press Science)
"Awareness is narrow, experience is rich.  Refreshing non-neuroscience view explores our sense of being aware and in control, and its neccessary limits."
In the Theater of Consciousness: The Workspace of the Mind
In the Theater of Consciousness: The Workspace of the Mind
"The mind as a theater:  painless, fun intro to consciousness as a global workspace"
Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged from Matter
Incomplete Nature: How Mind Emerged from Matter
A History of the Mind: Evolution and the Birth of Consciousness
A History of the Mind: Evolution and the Birth of Consciousness
"Humphrey builds his own interesting and unique theory from raw sensations to consciousness from many sources"
A Universe Of Consciousness: How Matter Becomes Imagination
A Universe Of Consciousness: How Matter Becomes Imagination
"addition to Edelman's intriguing "neural darwinism" theory"
The Developing Mind: Toward a Neurobiology of Interpersonal Experience
The Developing Mind: Toward a Neurobiology of Interpersonal Experience
"Presents a good research-based case for how expression of emotions and interpersonal relations helps guide the wiring of the brain"
The New Cognitive Neurosciences: Second Edition
The New Cognitive Neurosciences: Second Edition
"Comprehensive review of the biology of the mind as currently understood."
The Race for Consciousness (Bradford Books)
The Race for Consciousness (Bradford Books)
"A breakdown of awareness into several types, and neural mechanisms of each.  Extraordinary explanations of attention and expectancy.  Technical yet very readable."
How Brains Make Up Their Minds
How Brains Make Up Their Minds
"A fascinating neural theory of the mind based on the dynamics of attractor patterns and pragmatist philosophy."
Kinds Of Minds: Toward An Understanding Of Consciousness (Science Masters Series)
Kinds Of Minds: Toward An Understanding Of Consciousness (Science Masters Series)
"A reasonable argument for a progression of types of minds based on their properties.  Clearer and less ambitious than his "consciousness explained" but also explains less."
Neural Correlates of Consciousness: Empirical and Conceptual Questions
Neural Correlates of Consciousness: Empirical and Conceptual Questions
"A superb reference, a snapshot of the best neural theories of consciousness as they currently exist."
The MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences (MITECS)
The MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences (MITECS)
"Amazing gold mine of information on current cog sci.  Check out the online abstracts: http://cognet.mit.edu/MITECS/Front/topic_index.html"
The Cerebral Code: Thinking a Thought in the Mosaics of the Mind
The Cerebral Code: Thinking a Thought in the Mosaics of the Mind
"Bold theory of neural pattern cloning in the brain.  If true, it could solve several very thorny problems."
Neurodynamics of Personality
Neurodynamics of Personality
"What makes our behavior patterns stable, and what allows them to change over time.  An outstanding state-of-the-art account."
A Mind So Rare: The Evolution of Human Consciousness
A Mind So Rare: The Evolution of Human Consciousness
"A bold and beautiful theory putting the evolution of consciousness at center stage in uniquely human origins."
The Illusion of Conscious Will (Bradford Books)
The Illusion of Conscious Will (Bradford Books)
"Persuasive and powerful presentation of the idea that our experience of free will is illusory, yet the illusion serves an essential function in regulating behavior."
What Is Thought? (Bradford Books)
What Is Thought? (Bradford Books)
"An exceptional exploration of the relationship of computation and thought"
Freedom Evolves
Freedom Evolves
"Readable version of Dennett's argument for how free will worth having arises out of deterministic nature, allowing us to have a mind capable of volition."
Ego Trick: In Search of the Self
Ego Trick: In Search of the Self
Boundaries of the Mind: The Individual in the Fragile Sciences - Cognition
Boundaries of the Mind: The Individual in the Fragile Sciences - Cognition
"Serious cognitive science exploration of the boundaries of the individual mind the concept of a group mind"
Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness
Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness
"A compelling argument for an extended concept of mind which is not limited to just what is going on in the brain bug includes aspect of our environment and interactions."
The Birth Of The Mind: How A Tiny Number Of Genes Creates The Complexities Of Human Thought
The Birth Of The Mind: How A Tiny Number Of Genes Creates The Complexities Of Human Thought
"The next step in the discovery of how a brain becomes a mind: how the immensely complex brain organizes itself through a small number of genes"
Seeking Chances: From Biased Rationality to Distributed Cognition (Cognitive Systems Monographs)
Seeking Chances: From Biased Rationality to Distributed Cognition (Cognitive Systems Monographs)
"Fascinating view of the mind that takes seriously the reliance of cognition to artifacts beyond the individual brain, on prediction, and on contingency rather than seeing the mind as a logic engine."
Varieties of Anomalous Experience: Examining the Scientific Evidence
Varieties of Anomalous Experience: Examining the Scientific Evidence
"Remarkably rigorous, objective, and yet openminded analyses of unusual human experiences."
The Elusive Quarry
The Elusive Quarry
"Why skeptics doubt psychic phenomena"
Margins Of Reality: The Role of Consciousness in the Physical World
Margins Of Reality: The Role of Consciousness in the Physical World
"The careful engineering work of the Princeton lab seems to gradually reveal what we don't know about reality"
The Conscious Universe: The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena
The Conscious Universe: The Scientific Truth of Psychic Phenomena
"A persuasive case for scientific support of psychic phenomena."
The Trickster and the Paranormal
The Trickster and the Paranormal
"Hansen has the rare and refreshing perspective of taking both experimental parapsychology and skeptical arguments very seriously."
Parapsychology and the Skeptics: A Scientific Argument for the Existence of ESP
Parapsychology and the Skeptics: A Scientific Argument for the Existence of ESP
"X-Files screenwriter Carter digs into the less noble aspects of skepticism to argue that a pervasive bias (rather than just reasonable demands for evidence) hides otherwise compelling evidence of the paranormal from us.  I have not yet read it yet personally but it seems very popular among people who like to read about the paranormal."
Parapsychology
Parapsychology
"A good brief historical and conceptual  introduction to the background of experimental parapsychology."
Guidelines for Extrasensory Perception Research (Guidelines for Research in Parapsychology)
Guidelines for Extrasensory Perception Research (Guidelines for Research in Parapsychology)