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

Afifi, Functional Neuroanatomy,

Andersen, Hippocampus Book,

Andreasen, Creating Brain,

Arbib, Handbook of Brain Theory,

Baars; Essential Sources in the Scientific Study of Consciousness,

Baddeley, Memory,

Baddeley, Working Memory,

Bloom; Best of the Brain from Scientific American,

Buzsaki, Rhythms of the Brain,

Calvin, Neil's Brain,

Carter, Mapping the Mind,

Changeux, Neuronal Man,

Cowan; Attention and Memory,

Crick, Astonishing Hypothesis,

Damasio, Descartes Error,

Damasio, Feeling of What Happens,

Damasio, Looking for Spinoza,

Damasio; Self Comes to Mind,

de Duve, Vital Dust,

de Duve, Singularities, (not creationist!!),

Dehaene; Reading in the Brain,

DePaulo, Understanding Depression,

Doya, et al., Bayesian Brain,

Dudai, Memory from A to Z,

Eccles, Evolution of the Brain, (Ignore his theology)

Edelman, Bright Air,

Edelman, Neural Darwinism,

Edelman, Remembered Present,

Edelman, Universe of Consciousness,

Edelman, Wider Than the Sky,

Edelman and Mountcastle, Mindful Brain,

Eichenbaum, Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory,

Fix, High-Yield Neuroanatomy,

Flanagan, Speech Analysis, Synthesis, Perception,

Fuster, Cortex and Mind,

Fuster, Memory in the Cerebral Cortex,

Fuster, Prefrontal Cortex,

Gardner - Frames of Mind - Theory of Multiple Intelligences,

Gazzaniga, Human—Science Behind What Makes Us Unique,

Gilbert, Developmental Biology,

Gleick, Chaos,

Gluck, Gateway to Memory,

Greenfield, Human Brain,

Greenfield, Journey to Centers of Mind,

Greenfield, Private Life of the Brain,

Greenspan & Shanker, First Idea,

Hameroff, Science of Consciousness I,

Hameroff, Science of Consciousness II,

Hameroff, Science of Consciousness III,

Hebb, Organization of Behavior,

Hirsch, Neuroanatomy: 3D-Stereoscopic Atlas,

Hobson, Consciousness,

Hobson, Dreaming:  Intro to Science of Sleep,

Hobson, Dreaming as Delirium,

Hobson, Dream Drug Store,

Holland, Emergence,

Holland, Hidden Order,

Horstman, Day in the Life of Your Brain,

Horstman, Healthy Aging Brain,

Horstman, Love,Sex and the Brain,

Houk, Models of Information Processing in the Basal Ganglia,

Hubel, Eye, Brain and Vision,

Hurley, Dennett, Adams, Inside Jokes,

Insel, Cerebrum 2009 — Emerging Ideas in Brain Science,

William James - Principles of Psychology - Volume 1,

William James - Principles of Psychology - Volume 2,

Johnston, Why We Feel,

Kandel, In Search of Memory,

Kandel, Principles of Neural Science,

Kauffman, At Home in the Universe,

Koch, Large-Scale Neuronal Theories of the Brain,

Koch, Quest for Consciousness,

LaBerge, Attentional Processing,

Laureys, Neurology of Consciousness,

LeDoux, Emotional Brain,

LeDoux, Synaptic Self,

Levitin, This Is Your Brain on Music

Lieberman; Human Language

Linden, Compass of Pleasure,

Llinás, I of the Vortex,

Llinás, Biology of the Brain - Neurons to Networks,

Llinás, Mind-Brain Continuum,

Llinás, Workings of the Brain - Dev, Mem, Percept,

McEwen, Cerebrum 2007 — Emerging Ideas in Brain Science,

Metzinger, Neural Correlates of Consciousness,

Miller, Human Frontal Lobes,

Mlodinow, Subliminal,

Moore, Perception of Speech,

Osaka, Cognitive Neuroscience of Working Memory,

Pace-Schott, Sleep and Dreaming,

Parasuraman, Attentive Brain,

Pinel, Anatomy of the Human Brain,

Pinker, How the Mind Works,

Pinker, Language Instinct,

Posner; Cognitive Neuroscience of Attention,

Purves, Neuroscience,

Ramachandran, Brief Tour of Human Consciousness,

Ramachandran; Phantoms in the Brain,

Ramachandran; Tell-Tale Brain,

Ratey, User’s Guide to the Brain,

Revonsuo; Inner Presence,

Rolls, Brain and Emotion,

Rolls, Emotion Explained,

Rolls, Memory, Attention, and Decision-Making,

Rolls, Neural Networks and Brain Function,

Rolls, Noisy Brain,

Sacks, Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat,

Sacks, Migraine,

Sacks, Musicophilia,

Sanes, Development of the Nervous System,

Sapolsky, Biology and Human Behavior,

Schneck & Berger, The Music Effect,

Schnupp, Auditory Neuroscience,

Searle, Mystery of Consciousness,

Shepherd, Synaptic Organization of the Brain,

Shermer, The Believing Brain,

Sporns; Networks of the Brain,

Squire, Fundamental Neuroscience,

Squire, Memory and Brain,

Squire and Kandel, Memory,

Strogatz, Sync,

Teyler, Altered States of Awareness,

Thagard, Brain and the Meaning of Life,

Traub, Cortical Oscillations,

Vogt, Cingulate Neurobiology,

Waldrop, Complexity,

Whittle; Cosmology, History and Nature of Our Universe

Zald, Orbitofrontal Cortex,

Zeman, Consciousness - A Users' Guide,

Zimmer, Cerebrum 2008 — Emerging Ideas in Brain Science

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