El Cerebro y El Mito del Yo by Rodolfo Llinas at – ISBN – ISBN – Grupo Editorial Norma – – Softcover. In I of the Vortex, Rodolfo Llinas, a founding father of modern brain science, .. del cerebro a través de la historia, y nos cuestiona sobre la mente y el “yo. Este libro es un poquito dificil de leer. Al principio cuesta trabajo concentrarse en el, pero una vez que uno empieza no se despega. El libro explica los.

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In I of the Vortex, Rodolfo Llinas, a founding father of modern brain science, presents an original view of the evolution and nature of mind. Viviana Maldonado rated it it was amazing Oct 09, It does not disappoint! Return to Book Page. No trivia or quizzes yet.

I of the Vortex: From Neurons to Self by Rodolfo R. Llinás

Usando la misma pregunta que el Dr. Yet in fact most neuroscientists operate under a working theory that consciousness is some higher-order process, useful only for advanced forms of cognition; many don’t even ascribe consciousness to other animals which I consider the malodorous residue of behaviorismand others think that it is purely an epiphenomenon with no causal power even though such things would literally violate basic laws of physics.

That is to say, if we look at how the brain generates creativity, we will see that it is not a rational process at all; creativity is not born out of reasoning. Sep 22, Gloria Elena.

No obstante, es importante mencionar que la consciencia requiere de miro elementos: Lo que es cierto es que es un libro iluminador sobre el yo, la mente y el cuerpo.


Yes, I can understand when you say “caudate nucleus” and “sinusoidal”, but I studied neuroscience. To move through the environment safely, a creature must anticipate the outcome of each movement on the basis sl incoming sensory data.

Camilo Ramirez rated it it was amazing May 14, Of course consciousness is related to motion! Sep 18, Mark rated it really liked it. Soulcatcher rated it really liked it May 10, According to Llinas, the mindness state evolved to allow predictive interactions between mobile creatures and their environment.

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I of the Vortex: From Neurons to Self

Perhaps it is my own temperament; I was never very interested in the fine mechanical questions of neuroscience; they llonas seemed trivial, “Easy Problems” llinsa Chalmers’ terms, electrical engineering when what we need is a theory of operating systems.

One could even say that Self is the centralization of prediction. Aug 30, Miriam rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Juan Manuel rated it liked it Jul 22, Refresh and try again. Brian rated it it was ok Mar 21, Tan simple como es.

Every summer I understood more and more of it, and every summer I became even more determined to finish it. I read this book twice, it’s really worth it. Patryk Piesiak rated it really liked it Dec 19, He is especially llinaa for his work on the physiology of the cerebellum, the thalamus, Thalamocortical dysrhythmia as well as for his pioneering work on the inferior olive, on the squid giant synapse and on human magnetoencephalography MEG.


The core theory, however, is a very compelling one, and one I had not read before: Prediction and control of movement. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In hindsight it seems almost obvious: Preview — I of the Vortex by Rodolfo R. Slow going but worth the journey.

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Ben Heckler rated it it was amazing Aug 03, Every summer from untilI started to read this book. Thus the capacity to predict is most likely the ultimate brain function.

It is deeply tied to the control of volitional movement. Books by Rodolfo R. You will learn a little about your senses and diseases. Darshan rated it really liked it Jul 25, Sep 27, Patrick rated it it was ok.

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