The Quest for Consciousness: A Neurobiological Approach

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Roberts and Company, Jan 1, 2004 - Psychology - 429 pages
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In "The Quest for Consciousness," Caltech neuroscientist Christof Koch explores the biological basis of consciousness. He outlines a framework that he and Francis Crick (of DNA "double helix" fame) have constructed to come to grips with the ancient mind-body problem. At the heart of their framework is a sustained, empirical approach to discovering and characterizing the neuronal correlates of consciousness - the NCC - the subtle, flickering patterns of brain activity that underlie each and every conscious experience.

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Koch was the latter-day collaborator of Francis Crick (1916-2004), in S Calif, doing lab work on the neuronal correlates of consciousness. "We live at a unique point in the history of science. The ... Read full review

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Christof Koch is Professor of Biology and of Engineering at the California Institute of Technology and Chief Scientific Officer of the Allen Institute for Brain Science in Seattle. He is the author of "The Quest for Consciousness "and other books.

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