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  • BRAIN: Brain Functors
    BRAIN journal has recently published its latest volume Brain Functors: A mathematical model of intentional perception and action by David Ellerman. Classification hypothesis has foundational significance since it gives applied lenses to describe what is …
  • LiBRI Journal – Changes in Motivation Among Chinese English-Major Students in Different Academic Years and the Relationship Between their Motivations and StrategiesLiBRI Journal – Changes in Motivation Among Chinese English-Major Students in Different Academic Years and the Relationship Between their Motivations and Strategies
    The challenge of mastering another language can affect the students’ motivation and learning approach in several ways during the learning process and depending on their language level. In the paper Changes in Motivation Among Chinese …
  • BRAND: English Shop Signs and Brand NamesBRAND: English Shop Signs and Brand Names
    In the most recent volume of the BRAND journal, the researchers Parvaneh Khosravizadeh and Hemaseh Bagheri Sanjareh have brought another intriguing study that spotlights on the English shop signs and brand names and how they spreaded …
  • LiBRI: On Studying Teacher’s Self EsteemLiBRI: On Studying Teacher’s Self Esteem
    Baghli Asmaa is bringing to light a new discussion in LiBRI journal: On Studying Teacher’s Self Esteem Based on Revised Janis Scale Application. An actual and controversial research that brings out some intensely sought answers …
  • LiBRI: From Passion to Cynism in Peter Shaffer’s EquusLiBRI: From Passion to Cynism in Peter Shaffer’s Equus
    The present paper plans to offer a diagram of Dixon’s From Passions to Emotions: The Creation of a Secular Psychological Category and Pugmire’s Sound Sentiments: Integrity in the Emotions, underlining the chronicled development and drop …
  • BRAIN: Participative Teaching with Mobile Devices and Social Networks for K-12 ChildrenBRAIN: Participative Teaching with Mobile Devices and Social Networks for K-12 Children
    BRAIN journal exhibits a creative study on the Participative Teaching, utilizing strategies like Mobile Devices and Social Network for K-12 Children. Livia Stefan and Dragos Gheorghiu from Bucharest, Romania have inquired about the participatory pedagogical investigate, …
  • BRAIN – revista ISI
    Related PostsBRAIN: Developing Distance Learning Environments in the Context of Cross-Border Cooperation23Sebastian Fuicu, Mircea Popa, Dalibor Dobrilovic, Marius Marcu and Razvan Bogdan offer a paper named "Developing Distance Learning Environments in the Context of Cross-Border …
  • LiBRI: Questioning Communication Models and ConstructsLiBRI: Questioning Communication Models and Constructs
    LiBRI is an international journal for specialists in linguistics, literature, cultural studies, and related fields. Paul Rastall is contributing with a research in the latest volume of the LiBRI journal: Questioning Communication Models and Constructs …
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    Academia EduSoft is a website for researchers, scholars, academic staff, and students. Related PostsLiBRI: Questioning Communication Models and Constructs23LiBRI is an international journal for specialists in linguistics, literature, cultural studies, and related fields. Paul Rastall …
  • BRAIN: Ethnolinguistic Audio-visual Atlas of the Cultural Food Heritage of Bacău County – Elements of methodologyBRAIN: Ethnolinguistic Audio-visual Atlas of the Cultural Food Heritage of Bacău County – Elements of methodology
    Cultural heritage consists not only of objects that we can see and touch, but also immaterial elements like social practices, knowledge, skills, and traditional food. The paper “Ethnolinguistic Audio-visual Atlas of the Cultural Food Heritage of Bacău County …
  • BRAIN: Cursor Movement – a Valuable Indicator in Intelligent System Design
    It is safe to affirm that in the present days, digital devices have become indispensable. However, the emotional state of the users of said devices tends to be ignored or considered a dispensable input. In …
  • BRAIN Journal – Questioning, Context-Sensitiveness and Philosophical InquiryBRAIN Journal – Questioning, Context-Sensitiveness and Philosophical Inquiry
    Inquiry is an official process to discover the facts about something bad that has happened. In this paper the authors aim to explain that context-sensitiveness is a very important aspect of philosophical inquiry, specifically through …

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BRAIN: Is There a Relationship between Consciousness and Epilepsy?

A serious health condition that affects 1% of the global population is epilepsy. This is a neurological disorder usually detected by EEG (electroencephalography) signals, and it has as common symptom spontaneous recurrent seizures characterized by intermittent paroxysmal and highly organized rhythmic neuronal discharges in the cerebral cortex.

 Multi-layer artificial neural networks model
Multi-layer artificial neural networks model

Epileptic seizures are caused by a large collection of neurons synchronous and abnormally discharged may occur for reasons such as trauma, oxygen insufficiency, tumors, infections and metabolic disorders. However, it is not possible to find any cause in half of the epileptic patients. Despite the fact that epilepsy is referred to as “seizure disease”, it is not correct to call seizures “epilepsy”. Seizures are symptoms, but epilepsy is a disease characterized by a recurrent seizure. Nonlinearity and a sensitive dependence on initial conditions are the requirements of the chaos. As chaos requires dependence on the initial conditions and it is unpredictable in the long run. (more…)