Neurophysics of consciousness
E.Roy John, New York University School of Medicine
Brain Research Reviews, 39, (2002) pp. 1-28
E. Roy John considers that there is a requirement for a mechanism to synchronise sensory elements in different modalities. He proposes that the phase-locked oscillatory 30-80 Hz gamma synchrony within the cortex, and also between the cortex and the thalamus could be critical for binding together different modalities and areas of the brain. [Read more] ...