Consciousness refers to the individual awareness of unique thoughts, memories, feelings, sensations, and environment. Topics related to sleep, dreams, hypnosis, hallucinations, meditation and the effects of psychoactive drugs are few major topics related to consciousness that psychologists study. In psychology, consciousness is occasionally confused with the conscience. Research on consciousness has focused on understanding the neuroscience behind our conscious experiences. Modern researchers have proposed two major theories of consciousness namely known as,
· Integrated information theory
· The global workspace theory
Edelweiss Psychiatry OpenAccess journal is a scholarly journal that aims to publish most complete and reliable source of information on the findings and current developments in the form of original Research, Review, Opinion articles, Case reports, Mini review, Short communication. Edelweiss Psychiatry Open Access Journal publishes manuscripts on Consciousness.