The Cerebral Computer: An Introduction to the Computational Structure of the Human Brain

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THE CEREBRAL COMPUTER
An Introduction to the Computational Structure of the Human Brain

ROBERT J. BARON The University of Iowa

LAWRENCE ERLBAUM, ASSOCIATES, PUBLISHERS 1987 Hillsdale, New Jersey London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page i
  • Contents v
  • Preface xi
  • SUGGESTED READINGS xvii
  • Acknowledgments xix
  • 1 - Neurons: The Computational Cells of Brains 1
  • Introduction 1
  • Sumamry 15
  • Suggested Readings 16
  • J. (1970) A model for cortical memory, Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 7, 37-59. 16
  • References 21
  • 2 - Information: Its Movement and Transformation 22
  • Introduction 22
  • Summary 39
  • Suggested Readings 41
  • 3 - Information Storage 42
  • Introduction 42
  • Summary 69
  • References 70
  • J., A mode' for cortical memory, Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 7, 37-59. & 1970 by Academic Press, New York. The discussion comes, in part, from R. J. Baron, In search of the memory trace. SISTM Quarterly/Brain Theory Newsletter II, 1979, 16-19. 70
  • References 81
  • 4 - The Control of Associative Storage Systems 82
  • Introduction 82
  • Summary 93
  • Suggested Readings 93
  • 5 - Information Encoding and Modality 94
  • Introduction 94
  • Summary 108
  • References 108
  • 6 - Information Storage and Human Memory 109
  • Introduction 109
  • Summary 131
  • References 131
  • 7 - The Visual System 134
  • Introduction 134
  • Summary 165
  • References 166
  • 8 - Visual Experiences and Mental Imagery 169
  • Introduction 169
  • Summary 210
  • References 213
  • References 215
  • References 231
  • 9 - Accessing Visual Memories and Visual Recognition 232
  • Introduction 232
  • Summary 251
  • References 253
  • References 254
  • References 264
  • 10 - The Auditory System 265
  • Introduction 265
  • Summary 291
  • References 291
  • 11 - Cognition, Understanding, and Language 293
  • Introduction 293
  • Summary 318
  • References 319
  • 12 - The Anatomy and Physiology of the Sensory-Motor System 321
  • Introduction 321
  • Summary 354
  • References 355
  • 13 - The Body in Space 358
  • Introduction 371
  • References 372
  • 14 - The Control of Configuration and Simple Movements 373
  • Introduction 373
  • Summary 400
  • References 401
  • 15 - The High-Level Control of Movements 402
  • Introduction 402
  • Summary 451
  • References 452
  • 16 - Sensations, Affects, and Behavior 453
  • Introduction 453
  • Summary 474
  • References 475
  • 17 - The Three Computational Systems and Learning 476
  • Introduction 476
  • Summary 503
  • References 503
  • POSTSCRIPT 505
  • AUTHOR INDEX 516
  • SUBJECT INDEX 521
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