A model of the brain, by J.Z. Young.

Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1964.

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Subjects Brain.
Fisiologia Geral.
Series William Withering memorial lectures ; 1960.
Description vii, 348 pages illustrations 23 cm.
Copyright Date 1964.
Notes Based upon lectures delivered to the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Birmingham under title: Mechanisms of learning and form discrimination.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 324-334).
Contents Models of the brain -- The brain as the computer of a homeostat -- Instructions for the computer and brain -- Some variables of the nervous system -- Cephalopods and their environments -- The organization of the nervous system of Octopus -- Some problems in the design of eyes and optic pathways -- models in the brain -- The optic lobes, the seat of the model -- Transfer, generalization, reversal and forgetting -- Further studies of shape analyzing mechanisms -- Some requirements of an exploratory computer, motivation and addressing of the signals of results -- Effects of removing the vertical lobe -- Paired centres for addressing the signals of results -- Learning of chemo-tactile responses and discrimination -- Distance receptors and the origin of paired centres -- The nature of the changes involved in learning -- The control of the collection of information -- A model of the model in the brain -- References -- Glossary -- Index.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)231503
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WorldCat Identities Young, J. Z. 1907-1997.
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