Cognitive Biology: Dealing with Information From Bacteria to Minds

Oxford University Press, Usa (2011)
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Machine generated contents note: -- 1. Quantum Mechanics as a General Framework -- 2. Classical and Quantum Information and Entropy -- 3. The Brain: An Outlook -- 4. Vision -- 5. Dealing with Target's Motion and Our Own Movement -- 6. Complexity: A Necessary Condition -- 7. General Features of Life -- 8. The Organism as a Semiotic and Cybernetic System -- 9. Phylogeny -- 10. Ontogeny -- 11. Epigeny -- 12. Representational Semiotics -- 13. The Brain as an Information-Control System -- 14. Decisional, Emotional and Cognitive Systems -- 15. Behavior -- 16. Learning -- 17. Memory -- 18. The Basic Symbolic Systems -- 19. What Symbols Are -- 20. Intentionality and Conceptualization -- 21. Consciousness -- 22. Development and Culture -- 23. Language -- 24. Mind and Brain (Body) -- 25. Final Philosophical Remarks.
Keywords Biology Philosophy  Cognitive science  Systems biology  SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Developmental Biology  PSYCHOLOGY / Cognitive Psychology  MEDICAL / Neuroscience
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Call number QH331.A92 2011
ISBN(s) 9780199608485   0199608482
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