Scientific Understanding of Consciousness
Consciousness as an Emergent Property of Thalamocortical Activity

A basic model of information processing. (From N. Cowan, “Evolving conceptions of memory storage, selective attention, and their mutual constraints within the human information processing system,” Psychological Bulletin, 104, p. 180, Fig. 1.)

Cowan Model of Attention

(Cowan, Attention and Memory, 31)

Return to — Attention

Central Executive of working memory focuses dynamic core for attention.