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  • 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 …
  • 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 : A Synoptic of Software Implementation for Shift Registers Based on 16th Degree Primitive Polynomials
    BRAIN journal has recently published a research paper A Synoptic Of Software Implementation For Shift Registers Based On 16th Degree Primitive Polynomials developed by Mirella Amelia Mioc from Suceava, Romania. All of the significant applications in …
  • 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 …
  • BRAIN: Is There a Relationship between Consciousness and Epilepsy?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 …
  • BRAND: Assessment of Recovery Of Damages In The New Romanian Civil CodeBRAND: Assessment of Recovery Of Damages In The New Romanian Civil Code
    Professor Ion Țuțuianu from Vasile Alecsandri University, Bacau Romania reflecting upon important changes in the Romanian Civil Code, in the BRAND journal. The subject’s methodology is required additionally on the grounds that, once received the …
  • BRAIN: Generation Y Students in Social MediaBRAIN: Generation Y Students in Social Media
    Daniela Popescul and Mircea Georgescu present a new research indexed in BRAIN Journal on a very actual topic: Generation Y Students in Social Media. The purpose of this study is to estimate what it is known …
  • BRAIN: The Impact of Infographics in EducationBRAIN: The Impact of Infographics in Education
    Information graphics (also called infographics) are graphic visual representations of information that aim to present information quickly and clearly. Their main purpose is improving cognition by utilizing graphics to enhance the human visual system’s ability to …
  • BRAIN: Browsing Semantic Data in SlovakiaBRAIN: Browsing Semantic Data in Slovakia
    Ján Mojžiš and Michal Laclavík present an interesting topic in the academic article Browsing Semantic Data in Slovakia in the latest volume of BRAIN journal. Semantic data browsing is an important task for open and governmental data in …
  • BRAIN: A speech to text transcription approach based on Romanian corpusBRAIN: A speech to text transcription approach based on Romanian corpus
    Speech recognition applications enable the recognition and translation of spoken languages into text by computers. Due to the fact that the traditional approaches are costly and time consuming, the worldwide industry adopted speech recognition systems. …
  • LiBRI: The Play on Incarnation as Artistic Creation in Allen Ginsberg’s ‘Howl’LiBRI: The Play on Incarnation as Artistic Creation in Allen Ginsberg’s ‘Howl’
    In the latest volume of the LiBRI, Andreea Paris illustrates in the article “The Play on Incarnation as Artistic Creation in Allen Ginsberg’s ‘Howl’” different modalities used by Ginsberg in the poem “Howl” to express …
  • BRAIN: Pseudo-holographic Displays as Teaching Tools in Mathematics
    A pseudo-holographic display is a display that creates a virtual three-dimensional image of an object, producing viewing experiences that are virtually indistinguishable from viewing a true hologram. In the upcoming issue of BRAIN Journal the …

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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…)