epiphenomenon


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a secondary phenomenon that is a by-product of another phenomenon

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If we assume that consciousness is an epiphenomenon of the brain, we are left with the unresolvable "hard problem" of the relationship between the physical brain processes and our phenomenal experiences/mental states.
The economic globalization actually came to rescue those women forced to never leave their homes even though this was only an epiphenomenon, a social change that accidentally emerged form economic strategies.
Where is that epiphenomenon we call the human individual?
It reflects quantum brain biology perspectives and sees consciousness not as it is generally regarded, as an epiphenomenon of the brain.
Moore in his latest book, The War on Heresy, argues persuasively that heresy itself was not an epiphenomenon of the High and Late Middle Ages.
IEM is an epiphenomenon of thetic experience and of the consequential fact that the object of an IEM singular thought grounded by such an experience has to be contributed from outside (the experience's mode).
Thus, whether increased homocysteine is an epiphenomenon or is directly responsible for adverse cardiovascular effects remains an open question.
Among the topics are sonority and sonority-based relationships within American English monosyllabic words, whether the sonority sequencing principle is an epiphenomenon, sonority variation in stochastic optimality theory and its implications for markedness hierarchies, sonority and the larynx, the sonority dispersion principle in the acquisition of Hebrew word final codas, and acceleration peaks and sonority in Finnish sign language syllables.
4- Is the Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) an epiphenomenon of the Kurdish problem, or the reason for the phenomenon?
Hegemony is not, as the materialists would have it, simply an epiphenomenon of a lopsided distribution of power, but rather a social position given to a leader by its followers.
Moreover, whether the high level of circulating PTX 3 in hypertensive patients is an epiphenomenon of the inflammatory process or whether the protein has an active role in the pathogenesis of the disease is beyond the scope of the present study.
Yes, there appeared to be a passageway leading to something a bit brighter than the total darkness that I expected, but I experienced this for what it was: a well-known epiphenomenon of oxygen depletion in the dying retina.
Addressing a gathering of high-ranking government officials and top-tiered regional and international media experts, Badawi said that the proliferation of partisan Islam in the 20th century, an epiphenomenon of colonialism, has lowered the broader perspectives of Islam as a world civilisation.
Bunt, it's plausible that mood instability co-occurring with ADHD simply may be the epiphenomenon of a psychiatric comorbidity such as borderline personality disorder (2) a disruptive behavior disorder, (3) or substance abuse.
Based on our data, we cannot determine whether SP-D was intrinsically involved in the pathogenesis of cardiovascular events or an epiphenomenon of lung inflammation," he said.