Skip to main content

GW theory in the spotlight of evolution

Buy Article:

$18.02 plus tax (Refund Policy)

The global workspace architecture is examined from an evolutionary perspective. It is argued that certain aspects of the theory are difficult to account for in terms of a sequence of evolutionary elaborations. These notably include distinct actors and audience members, and the lingua franca by which they communicate. An alternative metaphor of a ‘global arena’ is suggested, along with speculation on how this bottleneck of behavioural competition may have evolved toward a more sophisticated architecture, perhaps even a theatre . . .
No References
No Citations
No Supplementary Data
No Data/Media
No Metrics

Document Type: Review Article

Affiliations: Department of Physiology, University of Montreal, Montreal, (Quebec) H3C 3J7 Canada.

Publication date: 1997-04-01

  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more