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Probing visual consciousness with transcranial magnetic stimulation

Allen, Christopher P. G. 2012. Probing visual consciousness with transcranial magnetic stimulation. PhD Thesis, Cardiff University.
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This thesis explores the effects of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) on conscious perception and visual processing. Chapter 1 addresses issues of experimental design. Two broad classes of TMS intervention were used and are reported in separate chapters. Chapter 2 involves repetitive ‘off-line’ TMS combined with neuroimaging techniques. Chapter 3 employs ‘on-line’ TMS applied with temporal specificity to track the passage of information through early visual cortex. Chapter 4 is a general discussion primarily concerned with the issues encountered experiments oriented towards consciousness.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Status: Unpublished
Schools: Cardiff University Brain Research Imaging Centre (CUBRIC)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC0321 Neuroscience. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 30 March 2016
Last Modified: 04 Jun 2017 04:32

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