Richard Ottolini (stgprao at st.unocal.COM) wrote:
: There are some intances of paralyzed consciousness.
: If there is too little anesthesia in an operation,
: some patients claim to be conscious, but completely
: paralyzed. Some victims of Gileen Barres Syndrome (sp?)
: claim to have been conscious and completely
Yes, but doesn't this mean that -- despite motor paralysis -- the patient
(or victim) is aware of SENSATIONS being received? Saidel's comparison to
sensory deprivation chambers is a good one.
Steven W. Barger, Ph.D.
Sanders-Brown Center on Aging