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The Causation of Psychoneural Pairs

Ted Honderich

in Mind and Brain: A Theory of Determinism, Volume 1

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198242826
eISBN:
9780191680588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242826.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The question that have been considered in previous chapters had something to do with how the mind is related to the brain, or the relation between mental and neural events. In particular, it was ... More


Mind and Brain: A Theory of Determinism, Volume 1

Ted Honderich

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198242826
eISBN:
9780191680588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242826.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book considers the exact nature of the relation between mental and neural events, how both sorts of events come about, and their relation to actions. The answers that the book provides ... More


Why the Libertarian Question Reduces to the Issue of Indeterminacy

Mark Balaguer

in Free Will as an Open Scientific Problem

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013543
eISBN:
9780262258548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013543.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Libertarianism, the view that human beings possess L-freedom, is considered untenable by many philosophers. This chapter shows that libertarianism is virtually entailed by the appropriate kind of ... More


Pattern processing in infancy: hemispheric differences and brain maturation

S. de Schonen, C. Deruelle, J. Mancini, and O. Pascalis

in Infant Vision

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198523161
eISBN:
9780191724558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198523161.003.0021
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems

The various neural networks of the infant brain do not all become functional at the same rate. Investigating the relationships between emerging cognitive competences and maturational neural events ... More


Free Will as an Open Scientific Problem

Mark Balaguer

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013543
eISBN:
9780262258548
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013543.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This largely antimetaphysical treatment of free will and determinism argues that the philosophical problem of free will boils down to an open scientific question about the causal histories of certain ... More


Neural Factors limiting Cutaneous Spatiotemporal Discriminations

Rosner Burton S.

in Sensory Communication

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262518420
eISBN:
9780262314213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262518420.003.0036
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter is primarily concerned with the cutaneous system, and three major classes of experiments are distinguished. In the first experiments to be discussed, two temporally dispersed stimuli ... More


Introduction

Mark Balaguer

in Free Will as an Open Scientific Problem

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013543
eISBN:
9780262258548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013543.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book proposes a novel view of free will and links the problem of free will and determinism to a straightforward (and wide-open) empirical question about the causal histories of certain neural ... More


Selected Developments in Psychophysics, with Implications for Sensory Organization

Pollack Irwin

in Sensory Communication

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262518420
eISBN:
9780262314213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262518420.003.0005
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter outlines selected recent developments in psychophysics that may be relevant to problems of sensory organization. It is assumed in this discussion that psychophysics is concerned ... More


Neurogenic Factors Influencing the Evoked Potentials of the Cerebral Cortex

Bremer F.

in Sensory Communication

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262518420
eISBN:
9780262314213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262518420.003.0033
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

This chapter is concerned with the neurogenic factors that influence the evoked potentials of the mammalian cortex. The aim here is to survey some of the neurogenic factors that influence the ... More


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