Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
SimplexitySimplifying Principles for a Complex World$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Alain Berthoz

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780300169348

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300169348.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of
date: 13 December 2017

The Brain as Emulator and Creator of Worlds

The Brain as Emulator and Creator of Worlds

Chapter:
(p.59) 5. The Brain as Emulator and Creator of Worlds
Source:
Simplexity
Author(s):

Alain Berthoz

Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300169348.003.0005

This chapter considers some of the simplifying principles that the perceiving brain relies on in order to act. The discussions cover the brain as emulator of reality; the concept of resonance; redundancy; and the notion of “critical period”.

Keywords:   brain, simplifying principles, reality, emulator, resonance, redundancy, critical period

University Press Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .