Consciousness

Consciousness is the quality or state of awareness, or, of being aware of an external object or something within oneself. It has been defined as: sentience, awareness, subjectivity, the ability to experience or to feel, wakefulness, having a sense of selfhood, and the executive control system of the mind. Despite the difficulty in definition, many...
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Consciousness

• (n.) Immediate knowledge or perception of the presence of any object, state, or sensation. See the Note under Attention. • (n.) Feeling, persuasion, or expectation; esp., inward sense of guilt or innocence. • (n.) The state of being conscious; knowledge of one`s own existence, condition, sensations, mental operations, acts, etc.Con...
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consciousness

(kon´shәs-nәs) the state of being conscious. subjective awareness of the aspects of cognitive processing and the content of the mind. the current totality of experience of which an individual or group is aware at any time. conscious (def. 3). levels of...
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Consciousness

(Lat. conscire, to know, to be cognizant of) A designation applied to conscious mind as opposed to a supposedly unconscious or subconscious mind (See Subconscious Mind; Unconscious Mind), and to the whole domain of the physical and non-mental. Consciousness is generally considered an indefinable term or rather a term definable only by direct intro....
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consciousness

noun an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation; `he lost consciousness`
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Consciousness

Con'scious·ness noun 1. The state of being conscious; knowledge of one's own existence, condition, sensations, mental operations, acts, etc. « Consciousness is thus, on the one hand, the recognition by the mind or 'ego' of its acts and affections; -- in other words, the self-affirm...
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consciousness

a psychological condition defined by the English philosopher John Locke as `the perception of what passes in a man`s own mind.`[25 related articles]
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Consciousness

A quality of the mind generally regarded to comprise qualities such as subjectivity, self-awareness, sentience, sapience, and the ability to perceive the relationship between oneself and one's environment. Many philosophers divide consciousness into phenomenal consciousness which is experience itself and access consciousness which is the processing...
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Consciousness

A state of awareness of internal events and of the external environment.
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Consciousness

Any entity's innate capacity for relationships. The sentient principle in all substance. The soul of
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consciousness

consciousness 1. Internal knowledge or conviction; knowledge as to the testimony within oneself.2. The state or fact of being mentally conscious or knowing anything.3. The totality of the impressions, thoughts, and feelings, which make up a person's conscious being.
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consciousness

consciousness, in psychology, a term commonly used to indicate a state of awareness of self and environment. In Freudian psychology, conscious behavior largely includes cognitive processes of the ego, such as thinking, perception, and planning, as well as some aspects of the superego, such as moral ...
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consciousness

Sense of awareness of self and of the environment. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Consciousness

the faculty which perceives and identifies things that exist, and the relationship between oneself and one's environment.
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Consciousness

The psychological model that I use most of the time is a static one. This has three levels of activity: conscious, subconscious, and unconscious. However, when I need to describe agency I use a dynamic model. Static model : consciousness is a state of being that has three modes, those of will, mind and feeling. Therefore, for me, consciousness is n...
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consciousness

Type: Term Pronunciation: con′shŭs-nes Definitions: 1. The state of being aware, or perceiving physical facts or mental concepts; a state of general wakefulness and responsiveness to environment; a functioning sensorium.
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consciousness

[n] - an alert cognitive state in which you are aware of yourself and your situation
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