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Awareness

Awareness

The act of taking account of an object or state of affairs. It does not imply assessment of nor attention to the qualities or nature of the object.


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Re: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment

... tied into this response. Studies tie Television watching to early death. Viewers enter a trace-like state within minutes. The motion goes under awareness to the Limbic system where the Amygdala responds to a perceived threat keying the adrenals to release epinephrine ready for 'fight or flight'. ...

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by wript
Mon Feb 03, 2014 12:51 am
 
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Industrial Society Destroys Mind and Environment
Replies: 45
Views: 47792

Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?

The next step in human evolution is increased awareness and consciousness. With it, one can connect with others, understand them without need of conventional communication. So, IAmAnAliean, do you sense something similar? Even at elementary level, ...

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by sanumanu
Fri Nov 29, 2013 3:25 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Am I the Next Step in Human Evolution?
Replies: 23
Views: 32113

experiences occur separately?

... whether the mediating pathway is inhibited. If you also have this expectation, but believe the visual experience itself depends on the subject's awareness of it, you would have to explain how the presence or absence of visual experience could be determined by an event occurring after the visual ...

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by wildfunguy
Wed Oct 09, 2013 2:25 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: experiences occur separately?
Replies: 2
Views: 1351

Re: experiences occur separately?

... didn't want to go into that too much since I don't really know the science or philosophy. In this model, "cognition" would only come to awareness through the "experience" of memories regarding our previous cognitions.

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by wildfunguy
Tue Oct 01, 2013 12:50 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: experiences occur separately?
Replies: 2
Views: 1351

Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?

... stem from the fixed set of rules about how the code is executed in different situations. Or is it possible that computers simply cannot develop awareness and/or free will because of this reason? Mechanistically, though, the question about consciousness is pretty much the same as the question ...

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by biohazard
Mon Apr 08, 2013 9:08 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
Replies: 27
Views: 28886
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