Bright Air, Brilliant Fire: On the Matter of the Mind

By Gerald M. Edelman | Go to book overview

Index
Altruism, 47-48
Amino acids, 53
Anosognosia, 186
Antibodies, 75-77
Arborization, 25, 27
Artificial intelligence, 226-227
Attention, 141-144; basal ganglia and, 142-143; learning, 142; motor theory, 142; narrowness of, 143; selective, 141-142
Augustine, St., 168
Automatic activity, interrupted by novelty, 143
Avery, Oswald, 53, 55
Axiomatic systems, 153
Barlow, Horace, 94, 257
Bartlett, Sir Frederic, 38, 258
Basal ganglia: in attention, 142-143; memory, 105-106
Behaviorism, 11-12, 38
Berkeley, George, 35
Biological organization, layers, 148
Biology, 238-241; linking to psychology, 34
Bisiach, Eduardo, 186, 262
Blastoderm, 58
Blindsight, 122, 183
Bohr, Niels, 216
Brain: anatomical arrangement, 22-23; as computer, 27, 228; functionalism, 220, 222-224; network, 25; nuclei, 18; organizing principles, 21-22; size, complexity, and behavior, 51; structures, 7; as Turing machine, 227
Brain cells, functioning patterns, 17
Brain stem, 118-119
Brentano, Franz, 5, 253
Broca, Paul, 38
Broca's area, 127-128
Brouwer, L. E. J., 168
Bruner, Jerome, 175, 265
Burnet, Sir Frank MacFarlane, 77, 257
Cartesian rationalism, 34-35
Categorization, 233-237; alterations in mental disease, 180; mechanisms in global mapping, 152; polymorphous sets, 235; selective system, 169
Causality, 157
Cell adhesion, 60-61
Cell adhesion molecules, 60-62

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