Behavioral and Brain Sciences



Short Communication

Nonconscious processing, anterior cingulate, and catatonia


Rajendra D. Badgaiyan a1
a1 Departments of Radiology and Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138 rajendra@wjh.harvard.edu www.wjh.harvard.edu/~rajendra

Abstract

A composite cognitive model of a neuropsychiatric condition should integrate clinical symptoms with the impairments of cognitive information processing. A model of catatonia, for example, should emphasize deficits of nonconscious information processing that impair a patient's ability to use implicit motor feedback for execution and termination of a voluntary motor activity.



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