The Procedural Unconscious: Automatic Processing of Mechanical, Structural, and Semantic Data

  • Benjamin Kissin
Part of the Psychobiology of Human Behavior book series (PSPS, volume 1)


As opposed to conscious episodic data processing which is governed by a single albeit complicated physiological sequence, unconscious procedural processing involves a variety of types of material each of which is processed through unique and characteristic mechanisms. Consequently the description of unconscious data processing involves not one but many different physiological systems.


Visual Cortex Caudate Nucleus Deep Sleep Motor Control System Consciousness System 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Benjamin Kissin
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  1. 1.Health Science CenterState University of New YorkBrooklynUSA

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