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Consciousness, philosophy: The experience of differences along with a freedom of choice as opposed to purely automatic responses. See also intentionality, identity theory, other minds.
 
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Frith, Chris
 
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Consciousness I 138
Consciousness/Action/Unconscious/Action/Frith: Thesis: most of the time we will not be conscious of what we are doing.
Conscious/intent: we are conscious of our intention.
Movement: movement only becomes conscious when something fails.
Brain/Knowledge/Movement: the brain knows in advance how long an action will take and how it should feel.
Imagination/mental training/Frith: picturing a movement in advance can actually improve the performance.
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I 139
It even brings almost as much increase in power as normal training.
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I 252
Consciousness/Frith: this book (Chr. Frith: Wie unser Gehirn die Welt erschafft, Heidelberg 2013) is not about consciousness.
Brain/Frith: instead, I emphasized how much my brain knows and does without me.
Consciousness: there is very little left to be done for it.

Frith I
Chris Frith
Wie unser Gehirn die Welt erschafft Heidelberg 2013


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-24