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How the SELF Controls Its BRAIN

Author: John C Eccles
Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1994.
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In this book the author has collected a number of his important works and added an extensive commentary relating his ideas to those of other prominentnames in the consciousness debate. The view presented here is that of a convinced dualist who challenges in a lively and humorous way the prevailing materialist "doctrines" of many recent works. Also included is a new attempt to explain mind-brain interaction via a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John C Eccles
ISBN: 9783642492242 364249224X
OCLC Number: 851740905
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 216 pages 51 illustrations)
Contents: In this book the author has collected a number of his important works and added an extensive commentary relating his ideas to those of other prominent names in the consciousness debate. The view presented here is that of a convinced dualist who challenges in a lively and humorous way the prevailing materialist "doctrines" of many recent works. Also included is a new attempt, co-authored by the quantum physicist F. Beck, to explain the mind-brain interaction via a quantum process affecting the release of neurotransmitters. John Eccles received a knighthood in 1958 and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine/Physiology in 1963. He has numerous other awards honouring his major contributions to neurophysiology. Contents: The Problem --
Dualist-Interactionism --
My story --
Commentaries on the Mind-Brain Problem --
New Light on the Mind-Brain Problem: How mental events could influence neural events --
Do mental events cause neural events analogously to the probability fields of quantum mechanics?- A unitary hypothesis of mind-brain interaction in the cerebral cortex --
Evolution of Consciousness --
Evolution of complexity of the brain with the emergence of consciousness --
Quantum Aspects of Brain Activity and the Role of Consciousness --
The Self and its Brain: The Ultimate Synthesis.
Responsibility: by John C. Eccles.

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