The Resource Brains top down : is top-down causation challenging neuroscience?, [edited by] Gennaro Auletta, Ivan Colage, Marc Jeannerod, (electronic resource)

Brains top down : is top-down causation challenging neuroscience?, [edited by] Gennaro Auletta, Ivan Colage, Marc Jeannerod, (electronic resource)

Label
Brains top down : is top-down causation challenging neuroscience?
Title
Brains top down
Title remainder
is top-down causation challenging neuroscience?
Statement of responsibility
[edited by] Gennaro Auletta, Ivan Colage, Marc Jeannerod
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Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Written by an international team of leading experts in neuroscience, this book presents an overview of some of the main schools of thought as well as current research trends in neuroscience. It focuses on neural top-down causation applied to hot topics like consciousness, emotions, the self and the will, action and behavior, neural networks, brains and society. A special feature of the book is pertinent presentations and lively discussions on the topic. The book provides the reader with invaluable information on what the latest research is in this field and will enable the reader to gain considerable amount of knowledge as well as hints for further enquiry. -- Publisher
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
  • 573.8
  • 612.8/2
  • 612.82
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
QP355.2
LC item number
.B73 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Auletta, Gennaro
  • Colage, Ivan
  • Jeannerod, Marc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brain
  • Neurosciences
Label
Brains top down : is top-down causation challenging neuroscience?, [edited by] Gennaro Auletta, Ivan Colage, Marc Jeannerod, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Consciousness as a Top-Down Causal Agency / G. Auletta and M. Jeannerod -- A Constraining Role of the Mind? / G. Auletta -- Neurons, Schemas, Persons and Society-- Revisited / M.A. Arbib -- The Neural Basis of Consciousness and the Issue of Downward Causation / Notes by G. Auletta and I. Colagè on Damasio's contribution -- The Functional Role of Conscious Will in Voluntary Action: Cause or Consequence? A Position Paper / M. Jeannerod -- Can the Self Be Considered a Cause? / J.J. Sanguineti -- The Brain: A Highly Distributed Self-Organizing System. Who Has the Initiative? / W. Singer -- Two Views of Brain Functioning / M. Raichle -- Top-Down Causation in the Brain: Promises for Cognitive Psychology and Challenges for Research / C.R. Crowell [and 3 others] -- Consciousness and the Global Neuronal Workspace Hypothesis: From Bottom-Up to Top-Down Causation and Vice Versa / G Auletta and I Colagè -- Computation, Representation and Physicalism / P. Jacob -- Overall Discussion
Edition
Electronic version
Extent
1 online resource (x, 365 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789814412469
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
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  • (CKB)2670000000361826
  • (EBL)1193443
  • (OCoLC)842932672
  • (SSID)ssj0000872853
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12430918
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000872853
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  • (PQKB)11532364
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1193443
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  • (EXLCZ)992670000000361826
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System requirements: Adobe acrobat reader
Label
Brains top down : is top-down causation challenging neuroscience?, [edited by] Gennaro Auletta, Ivan Colage, Marc Jeannerod, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Consciousness as a Top-Down Causal Agency / G. Auletta and M. Jeannerod -- A Constraining Role of the Mind? / G. Auletta -- Neurons, Schemas, Persons and Society-- Revisited / M.A. Arbib -- The Neural Basis of Consciousness and the Issue of Downward Causation / Notes by G. Auletta and I. Colagè on Damasio's contribution -- The Functional Role of Conscious Will in Voluntary Action: Cause or Consequence? A Position Paper / M. Jeannerod -- Can the Self Be Considered a Cause? / J.J. Sanguineti -- The Brain: A Highly Distributed Self-Organizing System. Who Has the Initiative? / W. Singer -- Two Views of Brain Functioning / M. Raichle -- Top-Down Causation in the Brain: Promises for Cognitive Psychology and Challenges for Research / C.R. Crowell [and 3 others] -- Consciousness and the Global Neuronal Workspace Hypothesis: From Bottom-Up to Top-Down Causation and Vice Versa / G Auletta and I Colagè -- Computation, Representation and Physicalism / P. Jacob -- Overall Discussion
Edition
Electronic version
Extent
1 online resource (x, 365 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789814412469
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000361826
  • (EBL)1193443
  • (OCoLC)842932672
  • (SSID)ssj0000872853
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12430918
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000872853
  • (PQKBWorkID)10866814
  • (PQKB)11532364
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1193443
  • (WSP)00003066
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000361826
System details
System requirements: Adobe acrobat reader

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