Exploring Frontiers of the Mind-Brain Relationship

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ISBN: 978-1-4614-0646-4 (Print) 978-1-4614-0647-1 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxix

  2. Philosophy and History

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-15

      Materialism’s Eternal Return: Recurrent Patterns of Materialistic Explanations of Mental Phenomena

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      Pages 17-33

      The Major Objections from Reductive Materialism Against Belief in the Existence of Cartesian Mind–Body Dualism

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      Pages 35-51

      Psychic Phenomena and the Mind–Body Problem: Historical Notes on a Neglected Conceptual Tradition

  3. Physics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 53-53

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      Pages 55-78

      No-Collapse Physics and Consciousness

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      Pages 79-93

      The “Quantum Soul”: A Scientific Hypothesis

  4. Functional Neuroimaging

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 95-95

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      Pages 97-112

      The Neurobiological Correlates of Meditation and Mindfulness

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      Pages 113-139

      Functional Neuroimaging Studies of Emotional Self-Regulation and Spiritual Experiences

  5. Human Experiences as Promising lines of investigation of Mind-brain relationship

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 141-141

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      Pages 143-163

      Can Near Death Experiences Contribute to the Debate on Consciousness?

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      Pages 165-189

      Death, End of Life Experiences, and Their Theoretical and Clinical Implications for the Mind–Brain Relationship

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      Pages 191-213

      Research on Mediumship and the Mind–Brain Relationship

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      Pages 215-231

      Cases of the Reincarnation Type and the Mind–Brain Relationship

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      Pages 233-236

      Conclusion

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 237-243