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The brain-shaped mind [electronic resource] : what the brain can tell us about the mind / Naomi Goldblum ; illustrated by Shifra Glick.

By: Goldblum, Naomi, 1944-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (viii, 136 p.) : ill.ISBN: 0511017650 (electronic bk.); 9780511017650 (electronic bk.); 0511053460 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 9780511053467 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader); 0511153597; 9780511153594; 0511116373 (electronic bk.); 9780511116377 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Neuropsychology | Neural networks (Neurobiology) | Brain -- physiology | Mental Processes -- physiology | Cognition -- physiology | Nerve Net -- physiology | Neuropsychology | MEDICAL -- Neuroscience | PSYCHOLOGY -- Neuropsychology | Neuropsychologie | R�eseaux neuronaux (Neurobiologie) | Neurale netwerken | Hersenen | Leren | Geheugen | CopingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Brain-shaped mind.DDC classification: 612.8/2 Other classification: 77.50 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
What the brain cannot tell us about the mind -- How neurons form networks -- Theories and models of how the mind functions -- What are connectionist networks? -- How our networks learn -- Connecting the networks: how different things are related -- Evidence for connectionist models -- Two different types of memory -- Coping with disaster -- Practical implications -- Criticism of connectionist theory.
Summary: Will brain scientists ever be able to read our minds? Why are some things harder to remember than others? Neural networks are used to address these questions and others, in a clear and informative manner, by examining how the structure of the brain shapes the workings of the mind.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

What the brain cannot tell us about the mind -- How neurons form networks -- Theories and models of how the mind functions -- What are connectionist networks? -- How our networks learn -- Connecting the networks: how different things are related -- Evidence for connectionist models -- Two different types of memory -- Coping with disaster -- Practical implications -- Criticism of connectionist theory.

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Will brain scientists ever be able to read our minds? Why are some things harder to remember than others? Neural networks are used to address these questions and others, in a clear and informative manner, by examining how the structure of the brain shapes the workings of the mind.

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