Information in simple English

What is consciousness?

Consciousness refers to your character cognizance of your particular thoughts, memories, feelings, sensations and environments. Essentially, you recognition is your attention of yourself and the area around you. This attention is subjective and precise to you. If you could describe some thing you are experiencing in words, then it’s miles a part of your recognition. 


Some unique states of consciousness include:

  • dreams 
  • hallucinations
  • hypnosis
  • meditation
  • sleep
  • states brought on by psychoactive drugs


Freud divided human awareness into three ranges of consciousness: 

  • The conscious
  • Preconscious
  • Unconscious.