States of Consciousness

Experimental Insights into Meditation, Waking, Sleep and Dreams

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ISBN: 978-3-642-18046-0 (Print) 978-3-642-18047-7 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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    Pages 1-27

    Introduction to States of Consciousness

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    Pages 29-55

    Disorders of Consciousness: Coma, Vegetative and Minimally Conscious States

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    Pages 57-92

    Codons of Consciousness: Neurological Characteristics of Ordinary and Pathological States of Consciousness

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    Pages 93-108

    Dream Consciousness and Sleep Physiology

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    Pages 109-131

    Dream Therapy: Correlation of Dream Contents with Encephalographic and Cardiovascular Activations

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    Pages 133-156

    The Substrate That Dreams Are Made On: An Evaluation of Current Neurobiological Theories of Dreaming

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    Pages 157-185

    Sleep Onset Process as an Altered State of Consciousness

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    Pages 187-201

    Brain Rate as an Indicator of the Level of Consciousness

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    Pages 203-221

    On Physiological Bases of States of Expanded Consciousness

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    Pages 223-234

    States of Consciousness Beyond Waking, Dreaming and Sleeping: Perspectives from Research on Meditation Experiences

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    Pages 235-256

    Ethno Therapy, Music and Trance: An EEG Investigation into a Sound-Trance Induction

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    Pages 257-272

    States of Consciousness Redefined as Patterns of Phenomenal Properties: An Experimental Application

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 273-280