This book describes the authoras view of how the mind athinksa at various levels of operation. These levels include nonconscious mind (as in spinal/brainstem reflexes and neuroendocrine controls), subconscious mind, and conscious mind. In the attempt to explain conscious mind, there is considerable critique of arguments over whether or not free will is an illusion. Finally, the author summarizes current leading theories for consciousness (Bayesian probability, chaos, and quantum mechanics) and then presents his own theory based on patterns of nerve impulses in circuits that are interlaced coherently into larger networks.I will not be reviewing thinking from psychological or philosophical points of view, but rather from the mechanistic view of how ... So before we can explain how people think we have to know a little about brains. Dona#39;t worry. We are not going toanbsp;...
|Title||:||Atoms of Mind|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2011-04-20|