Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://une.intersearch.com.au/unejspui/handle/1959.11/1697
Title: Is conscious perception gradual or dichotomous? A comparison of report methodologies during a visual task
Contributor(s): Overgaard, M (author); Rote, Julian Andrew (author); Mouridsen, K (author); Zoega Ramsoy, T (author)
Publication Date: 2006
DOI: 10.1016/j.concog.2006.04.002
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/1697
Abstract: In a recent article, [Sergent, C. & Dehaene, S. (2004). Is consciousness a gradual phenomenon? Evidence for an all-or-none bifurcation during the attentional blink, Psychological Science, 15(11), 720–729] claim to give experimental support to the thesis that there is a clear transition between conscious and unconscious perception. This idea is opposed to theoretical arguments that we should think of conscious perception as a continuum of clarity, with e.g., fringe conscious states [Mangan, B. (2001). Sensation’s ghost—the non-sensory “fringe” of consciousness, Psyche, 7, 18]. In the experimental study described in this article, we find support for this opposite notion that we should have a parsimonious account of conscious perception. Our reported finding relates to the hypothesis that there is more than one perceptual threshold [Merikle, P.M., Smilek, D. & Eastwood, J.D. (2001). Perception without awareness: perspectives from cognitive psychology, Cognition, 79, 115–134], but goes further to argue that there are different “levels” of conscious perception.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Consciousness and Cognition, 15(4), p. 700-708
Publisher: Academic Press
Place of Publication: United States
ISSN: 1053-8100
Field of Research (FOR): 170112 Sensory Processes, Perception and Performance
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
Statistics to Oct 2018: Visitors: 187
Views: 187
Downloads: 0
Appears in Collections:Journal Article

Files in This Item:
3 files
File Description SizeFormat 
Show full item record

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

132
checked on Nov 30, 2018

Page view(s)

46
checked on Mar 4, 2019
Google Media

Google ScholarTM

Check

Altmetric

SCOPUSTM   
Citations

 

Items in Research UNE are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.