The Science of Consciousness

  • John R. Battista
Part of the Emotions, Personality, and Psychotherapy book series (EPPS)


Most people consider science to be the study of the objective, physical world that exists independent of our awareness of it. From this perspective, it seems impossible to develop a scientific theory of consciousness because consciousness is a subjective experience that is outside the realm of the phenomena explained by science.


Conscious Experience Psychoanalytic Theory Uncertainty Reduction General System Theory Transpersonal Psychology 
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  • John R. Battista
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  1. 1.Department of PsychiatryUniversity of CaliforniaDavisUSA

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