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Hormones and Brain Plasticity

Luis Miguel García-Segura

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326611
eISBN:
9780199864881
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326611.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Neuroendocrine and Autonomic

One of the most fascinating developments in the field of neuroscience in the second half of the 20th century was the discovery of the endogenous capacity of the brain for reorganization during adult ... More


The Mechanistic Account

Gualtiero Piccinini

in Physical Computation: A Mechanistic Account

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199658855
eISBN:
9780191748158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199658855.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter offers a mechanistic account of what it is for a physical system to be a concrete computing system—a system that performs concrete computations. A broad notion of computation under the ... More


The Long-Term Potentiation Model for Grapheme-Color Binding in Synesthesia

Berit Brogaard, Kristian Marlow, and Kevin Rice

in Sensory Integration and the Unity of Consciousness

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262027786
eISBN:
9780262319270
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027786.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The phenomenon of synesthesia has undergone an invigorationof research interest and empirical progress over the past decade. Studies investigating the cognitive mechanisms underlying the condition ... More


Consciousness in science and philosophy: conscience and con-science

Richard L. Gregory

in Consciousness in Contemporary Science

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198522379
eISBN:
9780191688577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198522379.003.0012
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter explains that recourse to the brain is a possible solution to the old problem of whether it is conceivable that a person could know another person's private phenomenal experience. It ... More


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