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  • BRAND: Mediation – The Wise Advocacy
    Antagonistic prosecution is not by any means the only method for determining debate and settling of cases. There are different alternatives. Elective method for debate determination can spare cash and time, and can grapple and …
  • BRAND: Pricing in Multi-Heston Framework
    BRAND journal provides a very interesting article written by Tiberiu Socaciu from Stefan cel Mare University of Suceava, Faculty of Economics. This article displays a definitive in determining an estimating system’s multi-Heston. Fundamentally, he utilizes the …
  • BRAND: A Framework for Selection of Intermediary in Marketing ChannelBRAND: A Framework for Selection of Intermediary in Marketing Channel
    The latest volume of the BRAND journal brings a new research where Gholamreza Jandaghi, Kamran Shahanaghi and Hamid Reza Irani study A Framework for Selection of Intermediary in Marketing Channel. This study looks to inspect how organization can …
  • BRAND: Dynamics of the number of participants in the private pension
    Tudor Colomeischi and Eugenia Iancu have done a stimulating research on the Dynamics of the number of participants in the second pillar of mandatory private pension of Romania during May 2008 – November 2014. The …
  • BRAND: The Role of the Penalty Clause in BusinessBRAND: The Role of the Penalty Clause in Business
    In the latest volume of the BRAND, the legal adviser Maria Stegariu, in the article The Role of the Penalty Clause in Business, explains the most important things that need to be known regarding the …
  • BRAIN: Business Process Management – An Interesting ApproachBRAIN: Business Process Management – An Interesting Approach
    In the latest volume of the BRAIN journal, Roberto Paiano, Adriana Caione, Anna Lisa Guido, Angelo Martella and Andrea Pandurino have come up with an interesting research on the Business Process Development, a traditional approach vs. …
  • BRAIN: Novel Ontologies-Based OCR – Error Correction Cooperating with Graph Component ExtractionBRAIN: Novel Ontologies-Based OCR – Error Correction Cooperating with Graph Component Extraction
    The article written by Sarunya Kanjanawattana and Masaomi Kimura is a study about Optical Character Recognition (OCR), which represents a a typical tool used to transform image-based characters to computer editable characters. The two illustrate …
  • BRAIN: Social Media as Medical Validator
    The electronic word of mouth (eWOM) is a communication form adapted to the digitalized world of today where persons that never met communicate in an impersonal manner. The paper Social Media as Medical Validator written …
  • SMART 2016 – Scientific Methods in Academic Research and TeachingSMART 2016 – Scientific Methods in Academic Research and Teaching
    Timișoara, Romania, November 17-20, 2016 Venue The sessions will be held in the amphitheatres of the Central Library of the University Politehnica of Timisoara, Bul. V. Parvan No. 2B, Timisoara – http://www.upt.ro/Informatii_library-of-upt_409_en.html. Programme The conference …
  • BRAND: Facilitating Public Audit Understanding At The Community LevelBRAND: Facilitating Public Audit Understanding At The Community Level
    Alexandru Țugui from Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania has done a little research in the latest volume of BRAND journal. The issues which European Union is confronted with, as far as open account, decides the …
  • BRAIN: Conscience in Language TeachingBRAIN: Conscience in Language Teaching
    Conscience in Language Teaching and its Relationship with Language Proficiency and Emotional Intelligence of EFL Teachers by Sedighe Jalili Kalangestani was published here. Several factors contribute to the efficacy of an English language teacher, among which, …
  • BRAIN: An Intelligent Method to Process Romanian Language Internet ReviewsBRAIN: An Intelligent Method to Process Romanian Language Internet Reviews
    Internet reviews can be seen as an efficient communication form, adapted to the digital world of today. However, researchers are, for the most part, oriented towards English based ones. The Romanian language reviews exhibit specific …

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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…)