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DOI: 10.14704/nq.2019.17.4.2009

The Informational Model of Consciousness: Mechanisms of Embodiment/Disembodiment of Information

Florin Gaiseanu


In this paper it is shown that the human organisms is a binary info-matter system, composed basically by information and matter. According to the Informational Model of Consciousness presented in this paper, the informational system of the human body consists in seven subsystems, where the matter-related information component increases with respect to the “free" virtual information reflected in consciousness, from the info-connection pole of the organism to the highest matter-related component, which is defined as the info-genetic generator. To understand the transition from the free-state of received/captured information to a stably matter-related genetic state, there are analyzed the intimate cellular mechanisms of the info-transmission. It is shown that the key mechanisms consists in embodiment/disembodiment processes of information during the inter and intra communication of the cells. As a communication process between a transmitter and a target receiver entity, this process can be modeled by means of, and in correlation with specific concepts and systems of the science and technology of information, referred from simple to more complex network communication structures, and is represented by epigenetic mechanisms, allowing the acquired trait transmission to the offspring generation. From the perspective of the informational model of consciousness, the human organism appears therefore as a dynamic reactive informational system, actuating in correlation with matter for adaptation, by embodiment/disembodiment processes.


consciousness, informational model, matter-related information, embodiment/disembodiment mechanisms, epigenetic trait transmission.

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