Neurobiology of conscious and unconscious processes during waking and sleep

PSYCHE: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research On Consciousness 15 (2) (2009)
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Waking mind functioning comprises conscious and unconscious processes, with the latter being experimentally demonstrated by parapraxes and recent findings showing the active suppression of unwanted memories. According to psychoanalytic theory, these repression phenomena involve an unconscious censorship process. Today, neurobiological results show that this process seems to occur during waking rather than during the dreaming sleep stage



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