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Consciousness studies: Models of access consciousness

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There have been numerous attempts to model reflex and access consciousness. These models, being connectionist and information systems based, do not model phenomenal consciousness but are essential steps in understanding global brain function.

Neural networksEdit

Neural networks achieve information processing by establishing connections between processing units in a system of processors that have similar characteristics. Neural networks are used for classifying data. The processing units serve the function of both filtering and storing information.

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Classification of sensory stimuliEdit

The path from transducers to a single neuron that responds to a single complex stimulus.

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Classification of motor controlEdit

From premotor activity to skilled behaviour.

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Olfaction: classification out of chaos?Edit

This material has been imported fom the wikibook "Consciousness"[1]under the GNU Free Documentation License.

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Quantum information processingEdit

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