Psychology Discussion

In the Unit 6 Reading you examined theoretical constructs such as thinking, learning, and memory and how they occur. For this discussion, you will examine a related theoretical construct – consciousness. The understanding of consciousness (what it is and how it occurs) has changed over time as neuroscience has advanced. For this discussion, research the theoretical construct of consciousness and respond to the following:_x000D_
In your own words, define consciousness?_x000D_
How might consciousness occur?_x000D_
Is consciousness purely a brain-based phenomenon, or might consciousness be something else? For example, is consciousness an example of a phenomenon where the “whole is greater than the sum of the individual parts”? Provide your rationale.

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