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Mapping Brain Activity During Loss of Situation Awareness

Di Catherwood, Graham K. Edgar, Dritan Nikolla, Chris Alford, David Brookes, Steven Baker, Sarah White
2014 Human Factors  
Such co-activity may indicate a basis for top-down influence on perception.  ...  Such top-down influence on perception may be critical during loss of SA.  ...  (a.)  ... 
doi:10.1177/0018720814537070 pmid:25509823 fatcat:jg3jxucamzhsfj4asdmh5fx4q4

Workload-Aware Systems and Interfaces for Cognitive Augmentation [article]

Thomas Kosch
2020 arXiv   pre-print
Together with the collected data sets, this thesis paves the way for methodical and technical tools that integrate workload-awareness as a factor for context-aware systems.  ...  Subsequently, we investigate suitable feedback modalities in a user-centric design process which are desirable for cognitive assistance.  ...  The desire to investigate the impact of VR scenes on the brain is high but becomes complicated because of the linearly increasing output of an EEG over time.  ... 
arXiv:2010.07703v2 fatcat:v3cfq4cs2jhuzlym3za2r4b3le

Neural Circuits, Microtubule Processing, Brain's Electromagnetic Field—Components of Self-Awareness

Alicja Różyk-Myrta, Andrzej Brodziak, Małgorzata Muc-Wierzgoń
2021 Brain Sciences  
The authors maintain that an effective comprehension of consciousness is important for health care professionals because its disorders are frequent medical symptoms in emergencies, during general anesthesia  ...  magnetic stimulation—as well as clinical studies on the modification of perceptions and feelings by such techniques as mindfulness and the use of certain psychoactive substances, especially among people  ...  stimuli are similar in the visual, parietal, and frontal cortex" and that "perception and imagery seem to rely on similar top-down connectivity" [18] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/brainsci11080984 fatcat:63vf6ooerzcrriksxtv56h3ofa

Neural correlates of consciousness

Geraint Rees
2013 Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences  
Jon Driver's scientific work was characterized by an innovative combination of new methods for studying mental processes in the human brain in an integrative manner.  ...  In our collaborative work, he applied this approach to the study of attention and awareness, and their relationship to neural activity in the human brain.  ...  But although neglect apparently involves a dramatic loss of awareness of sensory events occurring on the affected side, paradoxically such a loss can occur even though the primary sensory pathways for  ... 
doi:10.1111/nyas.12257 pmid:23991638 pmcid:PMC4166676 fatcat:qx52p4525ba75m5mdqnrechdle

Auditory and visual scene analysis: an overview

Hirohito M. Kondo, Anouk M. van Loon, Jun-Ichiro Kawahara, Brian C. J. Moore
2017 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences  
We thank Helen Eaton, Commissioning Editor of the journal, for her crucial support and advice in our guest editor work for this special issue.  ...  We also thank the authors who have contributed to this issue and all the referees for their important remarks, comments and suggestions.  ...  , depending on the top-down goals of the observer.  ... 
doi:10.1098/rstb.2016.0099 pmid:28044011 pmcid:PMC5206268 fatcat:qwk35olkqvhtzo2sndxljivzcq

From sensation to percept: The neural signature of auditory event-related potentials

Kathleen Joos, Annick Gilles, Paul Van de Heyning, Dirk De Ridder, Sven Vanneste
2014 Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews  
Moreover, there is increasing evidence that perception is an active process in which the brain searches for the information it expects to be present, suggesting that auditory perception requires the presence  ...  of both bottom-up, i.e. sensory and top-down, i.e. predictiondriven processing.  ...  basis for context based perception (P300).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2014.02.009 pmid:24589492 fatcat:7oj37fttlzf7ljh6q2dtefuo2q

Self-awareness, self-regulation, and self-transcendence (S-ART): a framework for understanding the neurobiological mechanisms of mindfulness

David R. Vago, David A. Silbersweig
2012 Frontiers in Human Neuroscience  
This framework of self-awareness, -regulation, and -transcendence (S-ART) illustrates a method for becoming aware of the conditions that cause (and remove) distortions or biases.  ...  Mindfulness-as a state, trait, process, type of meditation, and intervention has proven to be beneficial across a diverse group of psychological disorders as well as for general stress reduction.  ...  A special acknowledgement to His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama for his comments on aspects of the S-ART framework at Mind & Life XXIV.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnhum.2012.00296 pmid:23112770 pmcid:PMC3480633 fatcat:h6qyvecde5fi5ab5i56e2lqflu

Modulation of visual processing by attention and emotion: windows on causal interactions between human brain regions

P. Vuilleumier, J. Driver
2007 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Biological Sciences  
Recent work on this has developed new approaches for studying causal influences between human brain regions that may be useful in other cognitive domains.  ...  lesions, and use of transcranial magnetic stimulation concurrently with fMRI or EEG in the normal brain.  ...  We thank our collaborators; the patients who have participated in our research; plus a Tim Shallice and Geraint Rees for helpful comments.  ... 
doi:10.1098/rstb.2007.2092 pmid:17395574 pmcid:PMC2430001 fatcat:4tizz4hklbbxjhs3hbmgjiwtlm

Dreaming and the brain: from phenomenology to neurophysiology

Yuval Nir, Giulio Tononi
2010 Trends in Cognitive Sciences  
Y.N. is supported by an EMBO long term fellowship and the Brainpower for Israel Fund. G.T is supported by an NIH Director's Award DP1 OD000579 and NIH Conte Center Award P20 MH077967.  ...  Acknowledgements We apologize to those whose work was not cited because of space constraints.  ...  to imagination, where brain activity presumably flows in a 'top-down' manner.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tics.2009.12.001 pmid:20079677 pmcid:PMC2814941 fatcat:7xdkpgt3ffgrdjfa5rit2pl4pq

Disentangling Tinnitus Distress and Tinnitus Presence by Means of EEG Power Analysis

Martin Meyer, Matthias S. Luethi, Patrick Neff, Nicolas Langer, Stefan Büchi
2014 Neural Plasticity  
TI with high distress display increased EEG activity in the oscillatory range around 25 Hz (upperβ-band) that agglomerates over frontal recording sites.  ...  A principal component analysis of psychometric data uncovers two distinct independent dimensions characterizing the individual tinnitus experience.  ...  The authors are indebted to James Perry Kast and 12 Neural Plasticity two anonymous reviewers for their helpful comments on an earlier version of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2014/468546 pmid:25276437 pmcid:PMC4168245 fatcat:7nx3l3z2a5gh7abthjd5xq6bze

We Three: My Brain, My Homunculus, and Me

W. R. Klemm
2020 Journal of Psychology & Behavior Research  
This review specifies a set of experimental approaches that should enlarge our understanding of the brain mechanisms of selfhood.  ...  An unconscious sense of the body in all higher mammals is located in somatosensory and motor cortices, colloquially referred to as the Homunculus (H).  ...  of the Vice President for Research.  ... 
doi:10.22158/jpbr.v2n1p16 fatcat:35ixcxp5ongizop7j2wlnuthwm

Teegi

Jérémy Frey, Renaud Gervais, Stéphanie Fleck, Fabien Lotte, Martin Hachet
2014 Proceedings of the 27th annual ACM symposium on User interface software and technology - UIST '14  
With Teegi, a user can visualize and analyze his or her own brain activity in real-time, on a tangible character that can be easily manipulated, and with which it is possible to interact.  ...  We introduce Teegi, a Tangible ElectroEncephaloGraphy (EEG) Interface that enables novice users to get to know more about something as complex as brain signals, in an easy, en- gaging and informative way  ...  Three different filters can be applied to the raw data (see the technical section for details) enabling users to investigate influences of motor motions, visual activities or meditation, on their brain  ... 
doi:10.1145/2642918.2647368 dblp:conf/uist/FreyGFLH14 fatcat:2dzg6ziwknfq7n3ibu7bhvcw4q

The Application of Electro- and Magneto-Encephalography in Tinnitus Research – Methods and Interpretations

Peyman Adjamian
2014 Frontiers in Neurology  
In recent years, there has been a significant increase in the use of electroencephalography (EEG) and magnetoencephalography (MEG) to investigate changes in oscillatory brain activity associated with tinnitus  ...  Current view of the underlying mechanism of tinnitus is that it results from changes in brain activity in various structures of the brain as a consequence of sensory deprivation.  ...  DETECTION OF DEEP SUB-CORTICAL SOURCES WITH M/EEG Due to the deep position of structures involved in top-down processing within the brain, the question for M/EEG is one of their sensitivity to detecting  ... 
doi:10.3389/fneur.2014.00228 pmid:25431567 pmcid:PMC4230045 fatcat:mxjsme2wz5dxbdv7mgust5rdlm

About the Continuity of Our Consciousness [chapter]

Pim van Lommel
2004 Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology  
During an embolic event a small clot obstructs the blood flow in a small vessel of the cortex, resulting in anoxia of that part of the brain, with loss of electrical activity.  ...  There is also a well documented report of a patient with constant registration of the EEG during surgery for an gigantic aneurysm at the base of the brain, operated with a body temperature between 10 and  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-306-48526-8_9 fatcat:ugzsmqmgqzhahcnqe3rmwwztda

Mindfulness Broadens Awareness and Builds Eudaimonic Meaning: A Process Model of Mindful Positive Emotion Regulation

Eric L. Garland, Norman A. Farb, Philippe R. Goldin, Barbara L. Fredrickson
2015 Psychological Inquiry  
Contemporary scholarship on mindfulness casts it as a form of purely non-evaluative engagement with experience.  ...  This process is proposed to culminate in a deepened capacity for meaning-making and greater engagement with life.  ...  The conclusions in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official position of the NIH.  ... 
doi:10.1080/1047840x.2015.1064294 pmid:27087765 pmcid:PMC4826727 fatcat:sfxwq6vy65cgbbpap5t54le75a
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