Author Archives: Maretha Prinsloo and Paul Barrett

Cognition: Theory, Measurement, Implications

Feature Articles / June 2013

Maretha Prinsloo and Paul Barrett


Given the spectrum of consciousness as postulated by various consciousness theorists, cognition, according to Wilber’s All Quadrants All Levels (AQAL) metatheory merely represents a developmental “line” or “stream”, and does not encapsulate the essence or apex of consciousness. However, as proposed in a previous article on consciousness theory (Prinsloo, 2012), the fractal nature of the various “streams or lines” of development reflects that of the overall evolutionary emergence of consciousness,