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Time, fourth dimension of the mind.

Author: Robert Wallis
Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace and World [1968]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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The Internal Temporal Element of the Nervous System, Considered as an Evaluating Factor in Man's Active Behavior in Health or Mental Diseases.
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Wallis, Robert, 1900-
Time, fourth dimension of the mind.
New York, Harcourt, Brace and World [1968]
(OCoLC)644473833
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Wallis
OCLC Number: 437337
Notes: Translation of Le Temps, quatrième dimension de l'esprit.
Description: xv, 247 pages 22 cm
Contents: Preface / Marshall McLuhan --
The method of research in the investigation and the exposition of the problem of time --
Initial confusion of the limits of the problem by reason of the 'multiplicity of times' --
Internal temporal function and the brain considered as a natural electronic computer --
Intervention of external time and of space in the creation and conditioning of internal time and memories --
The brain considered as an electronic information and communication center --
Some meta-physical and meta-physiological remarks --
The role of the mechanisms of vision and hearing in the construction of the notion of time and imagination --
Information and nervous communication, their probable process of cerebral integration --
The functional memories --
Language, memory and time --
An attempt at temporal and functional classification of the electrical neuro-physiological disturbances of the human brain --
Functional interpretation of diverse psychological and psychiatric syndromes considered as electrical mechanisms charged with receiving and communicating information --
Temporal alienations --
Disturbances in language communication (aphasia problems) --
Cybernetic recall and heuristic theories of the functioning of the memory of man --
Meta-physical and psychodynamic considerations --
Essay on the interpretation of the nature and memory of time --
Heuristic point of view of research on determinism --
Other purely physical and psychological responses to so-called metaphysical questions --
The temporal element, fourth dimension of the mind considered as a means of evaluating the active behavior of man in health and in mental illness.
Other Titles: Temps, quatrième dimension de l'esprit.
Responsibility: Translated by Betty B. and Denis B. Montgomery. Pref. by Marshall McLuhan. Epilogue by Olivier Costa de Beauregard.

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The Internal Temporal Element of the Nervous System, Considered as an Evaluating Factor in Man's Active Behavior in Health or Mental Diseases.

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