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The Brain as an Information‐Control System

Gennaro Auletta

in Cognitive Biology

Published in print July 2011 | ISBN: 9780199608485
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729539 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608485.003.0014
The Brain as an Information‐Control System

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After some general considerations, this chapter discusses the phylogenetic brain stratification (the mammal’s brain becomes the center of the analysis), and study the brain as a system for integrating information from different sources and for developing coordinated behaviors.

Keywords: sensory-cognitive system; emotional system; decisional system; triune brain; function; mammal

Chapter.  6880 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Physics

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