States of Consciousness : Experimental Insights into Meditation, Waking, Sleep and Dreams

In this accessible overview of current knowledge, an expert team of editors and authors describe experimental approaches to consciousness. These approaches are shedding light on some of the hitherto unknown aspects of the distinct states of human consciousness, including the waking state, different...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Cvetkovic, Dean (Editor), Cosic, Irena (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011, 2011
Edition:1st ed. 2011
Series:The Frontiers Collection
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Coma, Vegetative State and Minimally Conscious States
  • 2 Codons of Consciousness: Neurological Characteristics of Ordinary and Pathological States of Consciousness
  • Dream Consciousness and Sleep Physiology
  • Dream Therapy: Correlation of Dream Contents with Encephalographic and Cardiovascular Activations
  • The Substrate That Dreams Are Made On: An Evaluation of Current Neurobiological Theories of Dreaming; J.L. Dawson, R. Conduit.-Sleep Onset Process as an Altered State of Consciousness
  • Brain Rate as an Indicator of the Level of Consciousness
  • On Physiological Bases of States of Expanded Consciousness
  • States of Consciousness Beyond Waking, Dreaming and Sleeping: Perspectives from Research on Meditation Experiences.-Ethno Therapy, Music and Trance – An Investigation into a Sound-Trance Induction
  • States of Consciousness Redefines as Patterns of Phenomenal Properties: An Experimental Ap