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

Populations of Neural Activity

 Individual neuron participation is not critical to a neural network.

 Correlation between close-proximity neurons

 Mental image is represented by pattern of neural network connections.

 Mental image can change on the basis of about one-half second.

 Mental image is mediated by a reentrant neural network signals functioning recursively.