Home » Uncategorized » Conscious/unconscious both as evidence accumulation

Conscious/unconscious both as evidence accumulation

The 2015 William James prize, which the Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness annually awards to the best piece of research in the field of consciousness, was given to Alexandra Vlassova, who, in two rather phenomenal papers, shows how “evidence accumulation” works not just for conscious awareness, but also for unconscious information: accumulated perpetual evidence will bear on decision accuracy but not on confidence rating (a measure for awareness).

2015-09-062014-28-37 Screen Shot 2016-02-03 at 23.46.17

These are the two papers:

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: