The Oxford Companion to the Mind
Richard Langton Gregory, Professor of Neuropsychology Department of Experimental Psychology Richard L Gregory
Oxford University Press, 2004 - 1004 σελίδες
The Oxford Companion to the Mind is a classic. Published in 1987, to huge acclaim, it immediately took its place as the indispensable guide to the mysteries - and idiosyncracies - of the human mind. In no other book can the reader find discussions of concepts such as language, memory, and intelligence, side by side with witty definitions of common human experiences such as the 'cocktail-party' and 'halo' effects, and the least effort principle.
Richard Gregory again brings his wit, wisdom, and expertise to bear on this most elusive of subjects. Research into the mind and brain has moved on in bounds in recent years, and interest in the subject has never been so high. There has been a shift in focus away from Freud's concept of the unconscious onto consciousness itself. The new edition of the Companion includes three 'mini symposia' - on consciousness, brain scanning, and artificial intelligence - with contributions from a number of specialists, and encompassing a range of approaches.
Cultural as well as scientific in approach, this accessible book offers authoritative descriptions and analysis. With new entries on controversial topics such as artificial life, attachment theory, caffeine, cruetly, drama, extra-terrestrial intelligence, genetics of mental illness, imagination, lying, puzzles, and twins, this highly-anticipated second edition explores the most intriguing of subjects.
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15 Duty 22.com 45cm 80rm 15 H Fixation Sumu Us Presentation Trial 500 msec 2 sec The active coordination of cortical processing with the selection of information entering the visual processing stream can be mediated by eye position ...
Because modulatory eye position signals exist in the visual cortex prior to visual stimulation , they might function as conditioning stimuli . Retinal stimulus characteristics ( unconditioned stimulus ) produce sensory responses in ...
This intertectal connection system itself shows topographic order , such that terminations of retinal ganglion cell axons which arise in complementary positions in each eye ( i.e. look out at the 1 4 2 5 X z 2 3 3 4 Rotated eye 1 1 2 2 ...
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