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This video course covers neuroscience, contemporary psychology, consciousness, and cognitive and behavioral functions.

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Philosophical Issues in Brain Science MIT

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This video course covers neuroscience, contemporary psychology, consciousness, and cognitive and behavioral functions.

License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
Album art photo courtesy of Wikipedia.

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    Lecture 5: Are Infants Little Scientists?

    Lecture 5: Are Infants Little Scientists?

    This lecture covers solidity, cohesion, mindreading; Kell transformation; domain boundaries.

    • 49 min
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    Lecture 8: Addressing Molyneux's Query

    Lecture 8: Addressing Molyneux's Query

    This lecture covers John Locke; Molyneux's problem; blindness; vision; pre-op vision; post-op vision; stimulus; cataracts; cross modal testing; rapid learning; touch.

    • 51 min
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    Lecture 12: The Imagery Debate: The Role of the Brain

    Lecture 12: The Imagery Debate: The Role of the Brain

    This lecture covers imagery; visual mental images; sensory input; memory; depictive representation; propositional representation; processing systems; spatial medium; visual cortex; neural systems.

    • 55 min
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    Lecture 17: Theories of Consciousness that Neuroscientists Take Seriously

    Lecture 17: Theories of Consciousness that Neuroscientists Take Seriously

    This lecture covers the three theories of consciousness; explanatory gap; first order and higher order difference; transitivity principle; ambitious vs. modest higher order; ambitious higher order theory; neuroscience; psychology.

    • 53 min
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    Lecture 19: Theories of Consciousness

    Lecture 19: Theories of Consciousness

    This lecture covers science of consciousness, philosophy, neuroscience, neurocomputational processing, psychology, cognitive and behavioral functions, subjective experience; behavior; brain processes.

    • 53 min

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