Jenelle Gloria Salisbury
Jenelle Salisbury is interested in cognitive science and its intersections with a variety of topics within philosophy of mind, language, and epistemology. She especially likes to think about the unity of consciousness (or lack thereof), self-consciousness, and the nature of semantic content. Her current project explores the concept of conscious unity and its biological bases by analyzing test cases: the split-brain case and the craniopagus case. In the former, information integration is disrupted, whereas in the latter it is enhanced. So, an analysis of these cases will aid in clarifying the relationship between information integration and conscious unity.