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Consciousness

Name: Consciousness
Description: the quality or state of being aware especially of something within oneself; the state or fact of being conscious of an external object, state, or fact; the state of being characterized by sensation, emotion, volition, and thought; the totality of conscious states of an individual; the normal state of conscious life,(regained consciousness); the upper level of mental life of which the person is aware as contrasted with unconscious processes.
Synonym(s): dynamic core
Has role: Cognitive Atlas Concept
Super-category: Cognitive process
*Id: nlx_func_1005001
Related to: thalamus, behavior, :Category:Cognitive psychology
CAO_Id: CAO_00223
Contributor: Brenda Gregory
Cognitive_Atlas_Link: http://www.cognitiveatlas.org/concept/Consciousness
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Categories related to Consciousness

Minimally Conscious State

Parts of Consciousness


  • UMLSID:C0234421

Contributors

Ccdbuser, Jcachat, Memartone, Nifbot2



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CAO IdCAO_00223  +
CategoryCognitive psychology  +
Cognitive Atlas Linkhttp://www.cognitiveatlas.org/concept/Consciousness  +
ContributorBrenda Gregory  +
Created28 April 2011 12:18:00  +
CurationStatusgraph position temporary  +
Definitionthe quality or state of being aware especi the quality or state of being aware especially of something within oneself; the state or fact of being conscious of an external object, state, or fact; the state of being characterized by sensation, emotion, volition, and thought; the totality of conscious states of an individual; the normal state of conscious life,(regained consciousness); the upper level of mental life of which the person is aware as contrasted with unconscious processes. as contrasted with unconscious processes.
EditorialNoteNIF categorized this as a cognitive process. OK?
Has roleCognitive Atlas Concept  +
Idnlx_func_1005001  +
LabelConsciousness  +
ModifiedDate4 December 2012  +
RelatedToThalamus  +, Behavior  +, and Cognitive psychology  +
SuperCategoryCognitive process  +
Synonymdynamic core  +