Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Author&s Response
Jeffrey A. Gray (1995). The contents of consciousness: A neuropsychological conjecture. BBS 18:659–722.

No easy answers to hard or easy questions

Jeffrey Gray a1
a1 Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom


What makes conscious experiences necessary for in- formation processing or behaviour (no one knows)? Would it be easier first to divide consciousness into different levels (probably not)? Is consciousness tied to information processing or brain states (no one knows)? Would the target article's comparator be improved by adding a continuously adjusting feedback (probably not)?