Consciousness

Roger W. Sperry’s Published Works on Consciousness/ Values

Sperry had many contributions to science regarding the integration of conscious awareness and free will, along with value implications into the field of brain and behavior between the years 1952 to 1994.

All xx.5 articles are linked to the entry of the article for which they are a reprint. Please note that these articles are intended for individual scholarly use and all articles are under copy write to journal in which it was published.

 

Top! 1952
46 Sperry, R. W. (1952) Neurology and the mind-brain problem. Amer. Scientist 40, 291-3 12.
Top! 1957
64 Sperry, R. W. (1957) Review of C. Judson Herrick, The Evolution of Human Nature. Eng. Sci 20, 6-10.
Top! 1965
118 Sperry, R. W. (1965) Mind, brain and humanist values. In: J. R. Platt (Ed.), New Views of the Nature of Man, pp. 7 1-92. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Reprinted (1966) In: Bull. Atomic Sci. Sept.22, pp. 2-6.
119 Sperry, R. W. (1966) Brain bisection and mechanisms of consciousness. Pontifical Academy Seminar on Study of Brain and Consciousness. Reprinted (120)
Top! 1966
120 Sperry, R. W. (1966) Brain bisection and mechanisms of consciousness. In: J. C. Eccles (Ed.), Brain and Conscious Experience, pp. 298-3 13. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.
Top! 1966
125 Sperry, R. W. (1966) Mind, brain and humanist values. Bull. Atomic Sci. September 22, 2-6.
125.5 Sperry, R. W. (1966) On the neural basis of the conditioned response. In: Strange and Foster (Eds.), Readings in Physiological Psychology. Wadsworth Publishing Company, Inc. reprinted from (52)
Top! 1967
131 Sperry, R.W. (1967) Mind, brain and humanist values. Insight (Spring), 7-12. Reprinted from (118); reprinted (125) and (194.5).
Top! 1968
135 Sperry, R. W. (1968) Hemisphere deconnection and unity in conscious awareness. Amer. Psychologist 23, 723-733. Reprinted (1973) In: P. Zimbardo and C. Maslach (Eds.), Psychology for Our Times, pp. 54-61. Illinois: Scott, Foresman and Co.
Top! 1969
147 Sperry, R. W. (1969) A modified concept of consciousness. Psychol. Rev. 76, 532-536. Reprinted (1976) In: M. H. Marx and F. E. Gradson (Eds.), Theories in Contemporary Psychology, pp. 45 1-457. New York: MacMillan Publ.Co., Inc.
Top! 1970
153 Sperry, R. W. (1970) An objective approach to subjective experience: Further explanation of a hypothesis. Psychol. Rev. 77, 585-590.
154.5 Sperry, R. W. (1970) Neurology and the mind-brain problem. In: R. Youth (Ed)., Selected academic readings. New York: Simon and Schuster, Inc. Reprinted from (46)
155.5 Sperry, R. W. (1970) Hemisphere deconnection and unity in conscious awareness. In: C.L. Sheridan (Ed)., Readings in Experimental Psychology. Kansas City: University of Missouri. Reprinted from (136); reprinted (161.5), (171.5), (178M), and (200.5)
157.5 Sperry, R. W. (1970) A modified concept of consciousness. In: R.R. Quiggle (Ed.), Selected Academic Readings. New York: Simon and Schuster. Reprinted from: Psychol. Rev. 76, 232-536. Reprinted from (148) reprinted (158.5), (165.5) and (200m)
Top! 1971
159.5 Sperry, R. W. (1970) An objective approach to subjective experience: Further explanation of a hypothesis. In: E. Juilian (Ed), Experimental studies of altered consciousness. New York Viking Press. Reprinted from (154)
161.5 Sperry, R. W. (1968) Hemisphere deconnection and unity in conscious awareness. In: L.W. Schmaltz (Ed.), Experimental psychology and social relevance: An introductory reader for the 70s. New York: Harper & Row. Reprinted from (136); reprinted (155.5), (171.5), (178M), and (200.5).
Top! 1972
169 Sperry, R. W. (1972) Science and the problem of values. Perspect. Biol. Med. 16, 115-130. Reprinted (1974) in Zygon 9, 7-2 1.
Top! 1973
177 Sperry, R. W. and Zaidel, E. (1973) Level of consciousness in the surgically disconnected hemispheres. Proc. 14th Ann. Meet. Psychon. Soc. (Abstr.).
178 Sperry, R. W. (1974) Changing concepts of mind and some value implications. Gerstein Lecture Series. In: Man and the Biological Revolution. York University in conjunction with the University of Toronto Press.
Top! 1974
179 Sperry, R. W. (1974) Changing concepts of mind and some value implications. Gerstein Lecture Series. In T. Dobzhansky, et al. (Eds.), Man and the Biological Revolution. York University in conjunction with the University of Toronto Press.
183 Sperry, R. W. (1974) Science and the problem of values. Zygon 9,7-21.
Top! 1975
189 Sperry, R. W. with Mclntire, V. (1975) (Interview) Science looks at human values. Sci. Mind 48, 18-25.
191 Sperry, R. W. (1975) In search of psyche. In: F. G. Worden, 3. P. Swazey and G. Adelman (Eds.), The Neurosciences: Paths of Discovery, pp. 425-434. Cambridge: MIT Press.
193 Sperry, R. W. (1974) Messages from the laboratory. Academic Therapy 11(2), 149-155. Reprinted from (182).
194 Sperry, R. W. (1979) Bridging science and values: A unifying view of mind and brain. Proc. 4th Intl. Conf. on Unity of the Sciences. Reprinted (203) and (212)
194.5 Sperry, R. W. (1975) Mind, brain and humanist values. In: J. Henahan (Ed.) Ascent of man: Sources and interpretations. New York. Little, Brown and Company. Reprinted from (118); reprinted (125) and (131).
Top! 1976
197 Sperry, R. W. (1976) Changing concepts of consciousness and free will. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, University of Chicago Press 20(1), 9-19.
198 Sperry, R. W. (1976) A unifying approach to mind and brain: Ten year perspective. In: M. A. Corner and D. F. Swaab (Eds.), Progress in Brain Research, Vol. 45, pp. 463-469. Elsevier Scientific Publishing Co.
199 Sperry, R. W. (1976) Mental phenomena as causal determinants in brain function. In: 0. 0. Globus, G. Maxwell and I. Savodnik (Eds.), Consciousness and the Brain, Ch. 6, pp. 163-177. New York: Plenum Press. Reprinted (1976) in Process Studies 5, 247-256.
200 Sperry, R. W. (1969) A modified concept of consciousness. Psychol. Rev. 76, 532-536. Reprinted (1976) In: M. H. Marx and F. E. Gradson (Eds.), Theories in Contemporary Psychology, pp. 45 1-457. New  York: MacMillan Publ.Co., Inc.
200.5 Sperry, R. W. (1968) Hemisphere deconnection and unity in conscious awareness. In: Denes and Umilta (Eds.), Le Bosi Neurofisiologiche del Linguaggio. Bologna: Sopcieta Editrice Il Mulino. reprinted from (136); reprinted (155.5), (161.5), (171.5) and (178M).
Top! 1977
201 Franco, L. and Sperry, R. W. (1977) Hemisphere lateralization for cognitive processing of geometry. Neuropsychologia 15, 107-114.
Top! 1977
203 Sperry, R. W. (1977) Bridging science and values: a unifying view of mind and brain. Amer. Psychol. 32(4), 237-245. Reprinted from (194); reprinted (212).
204 Sperry, R. W. (1977) Consciousness from neurons. Soc. Neurosci. 6th Ann. Meet. Brain Information Service/BRI Publication Office, Los Angeles: University of California, BIS Conference Report #45, 34-39.
205 Sperry, R. W. (1977) Forebrain commissurotomy and conscious awareness. J. Med. Phil. 2(2), 101-126. Reprinted (1982) In Neuropsychology after Lashley 14(30), 497.
206 Sperry, R. W. (1977) Reply to Professor Puccetti’s “Sperry on consciousness.” J. Med. Phil. 2(2), 146-146.
207 Sperry, R. W. (1977) Absolute values: Problem of the ultimate frame of reference. In: The Search for Absolute Values: Harmony Among the Sciences, Vol. II, and pp. 689-695. New York: International Cultural Foundation Press.
208 Sperry, R. W. (1978) Mentalist monism: Consciousness as a causal emergent of brain processes. Behav.  Brain Sci. 3, 365-367.
Top! 1978
209 Sperry R.W. (1978) Mentalist monism: Consciousness as a casual emergent of the brain process. Behav. Brain Sci. 3(, 365-367
Top! 1979
211 Sperry, R. W. (1979) Consciousness, freewill and personal identity. In: D. A. Oakley and H. C. Plotkin (Eds.), Brain, Behavior and Evolution, pp. 219-228. London: Methuen and Co., Ltd.
212 Sperry, R. W. (1979) Bridging science and values: A unifying view of mind and brain. Zygon 14(1), 7-21.
Top! 1980
214 Sperry, R. W. (1980) Mind-brain Interaction: Mentalism, Yes; Dualism, No. Neurosci. 5(2), 195-206. Reprinted (215M) and (220M)
215 Sperry, R. W. (1980) Mind-brain Interaction: Mentalism, Yes; Dualism, No. In: A. D. Smith, R. Llinas and P. 0. Kostyuk (Eds.), Commentaries in the Neurosciences, pp. 651-662. Oxford: Pergamon Press. Reprinted in Mobius 1(4), 46-65 (1981).reprinted from (214) reprinted (220M).
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Top! 1981
218 Sperry, R. W. (1981) Changing priorities. Ann. Rev. Neurosci. 4, 1-15. Reprinted (225.5).
220 Sperry, R. W. (1981) Mind-brain Interaction: Mentalism, Yes; Dualism, No. Mobius 1(4), 46-65. Reprinted (215M) and (220M)
Top! 1982
225 Sperry, R. W. (1977) Forebrain commissurotomy and conscious awareness. J. Med. Phil. 2(2), 101-126. Reprinted (1982) In Neuropsychology after Lashley 14(30), 497.
Top! 1983
226 Sperry, R. W. (1983) Science and Moral Priority. New York: Columbia University Press.
229 Sperry, R. W. (1983) Changed concepts of brain and consciousness: Some value implications. 1982-1983 Isthmus Foundation Lecture Series. Perkins 1. 36(4), 21-32. Reprinted in Zygon: Journal of Religion and Science, Spring 1985.
Top! 1984
233 Sperry, R. W. (1984) Consciousness, personal identity and the divided brain. Neuropsychologia 22(6), 661-673. Reprinted in: Benson, D. F. and Zaidel, E. (Eds.), The Dual Brain, New York: The Guilford Press, 1985. Reprinted in: Lepore, F., Ptito, M., and Jasper, H (Eds.), Two Hemispheres-One Brain: Functions of the Corpus Callosum, pp. 3-20. New York: Alan R. Liss, Inc., 1986.
Top! 1985
234 Sperry, R. W. (1983) Changed concepts of brain and consciousness: Some value implications. 1982-1983 Isthmus Foundation Lecture Series.  Zygon, Spring 1985. Reprinted from (229)
236 Sperry, R. W. (1985) The cognitive role of belief: Implications of the new mentalism. Contemporary Philosophy, 10, 2-3.
237 Sperry, R. W. (1985) Response to critique of Howard Slaatte. Contemporary Philosophy, 10, 3-4.
239 Sperry, R. W. (1985) Science and Moral Priority. New York: Greenwood/Praeger Publishers (pbk. ed.).
241 Sperry, R. W. (1985) Consciousness, personal identity and the divided brain. In: Benson, D. F. and Zaidel, E (Eds.), The Dual Brain, New York: The Guilford Press. Reprinted from (217M); reprinted in (233) and (252).
242 Sperry, R. W. (1985) Science and the Moral Priority. New York: Greenwood/Praeger Publishers (Abs). Peace Research Abstracts.
Top! 1986
243 Sperry, R. W. (1986) A world security system. In: Paulson, D. (Ed.), Voices of Survival in a Nuclear Age, pp. 219-221. Santa Barbara: Capra Press.
244 Sperry, R. W. (1986) Discussion: Macro- versus micro-determinism (A response to Klee). Philosophy of Science, 53(2), 265-270.
245 Sperry, R.W. (1986) The new Mentalist paradigm and ultimate concern. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine, 29(3), Part 1, 413-422.
246 Sperry, R.W. (1986) Science, values and survival. J Humanistic Psychol. 26(2), 8-23.
247 Sperry, R.W. (1986) The human predicament: A way out? Contemporary Philosophy 11(6), 2-4
248 Sperry, R.W. (1986 October 5) Toward a higher system of world law and justice (Editorial), Los Angeles Times, Opinion Section, p.2 Reprinted (253).
249 Sperry. R. W. (1986) Vital holistic phenomena and properties of living things. The World and I May 29-31, 1986.
250 Sperry, R.W. (1986) Opening address for Wenner-Gren Center International Symposium on The Dual Brain: Unified functioning and specialization of the hemispheres, Stockholm Sweden, May 29-31 1986. Reprinted in (258M).
251 Sperry, R.W. (1986) Naturwissenschaft und Wertentscheidung. Munchen: R. Piper GmbH and Co. KG.
252 Sperry, R. W. (1986) Consciousness, personal identity and the divided brain. In: Lepore, F., Ptito, M., and Jasper, H (Eds.), Two Hemispheres-One Brain: Functions of the Corpus Callosum, pp. 3-20. New York: Alan R. Liss, Inc., 1986.Reprinted from (233); reprinted in (241M) and (217M).
Top! 1987
253 Sperry, R.W. (1987) Toward a higher system of world law and justice Spectrum: Toward Unity and Diversity Among All Peoples 1(1) (Winter 1987-88), 16. Reprinted From (248).
254 Sperry, R.W. (1987) Structure and Significance of the consciousness revolution. Journal of Mind and Behavior 8, 37-65. Reprinted (264), (267), (268) and (279); excerpted in (259)
255 Sperry, R.W. (1987) Consciousness and causality. In: Gregory, R. (Ed.), The Oxford Companion to the Mind, pp.164-166. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
256 Sperry, R.W. (1987) The Science-values relation: Impact of the consciousness revolution. In Byers, D.M. (Ed.), Religion, Science and the Search for Wisdom. Proceedings of a Conference on Religion and Science, Sept. 1986, pp. 110-133. Washington DC: United States Catholic Conference, Inc.
257 Sperry, R.W. (1987) New Mindset on consciousness. On Campus (October), 5. Reprinted (259.5) and (263).
259a Sperry, R.W. (1987) New Mindset on consciousness. Sunrise (Dec 87/jan88). Reprinted from (257); reprinted (259.5).
260 Sperry, R. W. (1988) Psychology’s mentalist paradigm and the religion/science tension. American Psychologist 43(8), 607-613.
261 Sperry, R. W. (1988) Roger Sperry’s brain research. Bulletin of The Theosophy Science Study Group India 26(3-4), 27-28.
262 Sperry, R.W. (1988) New Mindset on consciousness. Caltech News 22(5) (October 1988). Reprinted from (257); reprinted (259.5).
263 Sperry, R.W. (1988) Structure and Significance of the consciousness revolution. Revision 11(1) (Summer, 1988), 56.Reprinted from (254); Reprinted (267), (268) and (279); excerpted in (259)
Top! 1989-1990
264 Sperry R. W. and Trevarthen, C. (1990) Turnabout on consciousness: new paradigm for causation. Cortine-Ulisse Seminar, Venice, Italy: The Mind Body Problem, October 5-6, 1990.
265 Sperry R. W. (1990) For the future of the world’s children: In: Voice of the Children: An Endangered Species
266 Sperry, R.W. (1987) Structure and Significance of the consciousness revolution. 3e, millenaire 12, 13, 14, 57 (en francaise). Condensed from (259); Reprinted (264), (268) and (279); excerpted in (259)
Top! 1991
269 Sperry, R. W. (1991) Search for Beliefs to live by consistent with science. Zygon 26, 237-258. Reprinted (285).
270 Sperry, R. W. (1991) In defense of mentalism and emergent interaction. Journal of Mind and Behavior 12, 221-245
Top! 1992
271 Sperry R. W. (1992) Forward. In Breed, David R. (Ed.) Yoking Science and Religion: The Life and Thought of Ralph Wendell Burhoe, pp. ix-xiii. Chicago: Zygon Books.
272 Sperry R. W. (1992) Paradigms of belief, theory and metatheory. Zygon 27, 245-259.
273 Sperry R. W. (1992) Turnabout on consciousness: a mentalist view. Journal of Mind and Behavior 13, 259-280.
Top! 1993
274 Sperry R. W. (1993) A mentalist view of consciousness. Social Neuroscience Bulletin, 6(2), 15-19.
275 Sperry R. W. (1993) The impact and promise of the cognitive revolution. American Psychologist, 48(3), 878-885. Reprinted (289); excerpt (286).
276 Sperry R. W. (1993) The cognitive revolution: a new paradigm for causation. Italian Journal of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 3(1), 3-9.
278 Sperry R. W. (1993) Values for a high quality sustainable world. Chinese Public Administration Journal, in Press
Top! 1994
279 Sperry, R.W. (1994) Structure and Significance of the consciousness revolution. 3er milenio No. 8, 65-69, No. 10 , 15-20, No. 12, 33-44 (en espanol) Reprinted from (254) Reprinted (264), (267), (268) and (279); excerpted in (259)
282 Sperry, R. W. (1994) Holding course amid shifting paradigms. In: Harman, W. W. (Ed.), New metaphysical foundations of modern science. Sausilito, CA: Institute of Noetic Science, 99-124.
283 Sperry, R. W. (1994) The riddle of consciousness and the changing scientific worldview. J. of Humanistic Psychology 35(2), 7-33.
284 Sperry, R. W., and Henninger, P. (1994) Consciousness and the cognitive revolution: a true worldview paradigm shift. (Abst.) in press.
285 Sperry, R. W., and Henninger, P. (1994) Consciousness and the cognitive revolution: a true worldview paradigm shift. Anthropology of Consciousness 5(3), 3-7.
286 Sperry, R. W. (1994) A Powerful paradigm made stronger. American Psychological Association Psychological Science Agenda 7(5), 10-13 (excerpt from 288)
Top! 1995
287 Sperry, R. W. (1995) The impact and Promise of the cognitive revolution. In: Solso, R. W. and Massaro D. W. (Eds.), The Science of the Mind: 2001 and Beyond, pp. 35-49 (excerpt). New York: Oxford University Press. Excerpted from (276); reprinted (289).
288 Sperry, R. W. (1995) The Future of Psychology. American Psychologist 50(7), 505-506. Remarks on presentation of Lifetime Contribution Award, 1993 APA Convention.
Top! 1997
289 Sperry R. W. (1997) The impact and promise of the cognitive revolution. In Yamaguchi, K., (Ed.), Sustainable global communities in the information age. Twickingham, UK: Adamantine Press Ltd. Reprinted (289); excerpt (286).
Top! 1998
290 Sperry, R. W. (1998) A powerful paradigm made stronger. Neuropsychologia 36(10), 1063-1068.

 

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