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Greek Theories of Elementary Cognition from Alcmaeon to Aristotle By John Isaac Beare
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Greek theories of elementary cognition from Alcmaeon to Aristotle, by John I. Beare. The aim of this book is to give a close General historical account of the various theories, partly physiological... More > and partly psychological, by which the Greek philosophers from Alcmaeon to Aristotle endeavoured to explain the elementary phenomena of cognition. The pre-Aristotelean writers who applied themselves to this subject, and of whose writings we possess any considerable information, are Alcmaeon of Crotona, Empedoicles, Democritus, Anaxagoras, Diogenes of Apollonia, and Plato. We propose to set forth here their speculations, together with those of Aristotle, as to the so-called Five Senses, Sensation in general, and the psychical processes, such as Imagination and Memory, which involve the synthetic function referred by Aristotle to Sense, and named by his Latin commentators the Sensits Communis. Reproduction of the 1906 Edition.< Less
Greek Theories of Elementary Cognition from Alcmaeon to Aristotle By John Isaac Beare
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Greek theories of elementary cognition from Alcmaeon to Aristotle, by John I. Beare. The aim of this book is to give a close General historical account of the various theories, partly physiological... More > and partly psychological, by which the Greek philosophers from Alcmaeon to Aristotle endeavoured to explain the elementary phenomena of cognition. The pre-Aristotelean writers who applied themselves to this subject, and of whose writings we possess any considerable information, are Alcmaeon of Crotona, Empedoicles, Democritus, Anaxagoras, Diogenes of Apollonia, and Plato. We propose to set forth here their speculations, together with those of Aristotle, as to the so-called Five Senses, Sensation in general, and the psychical processes, such as Imagination and Memory, which involve the synthetic function referred by Aristotle to Sense, and named by his Latin commentators the Sensits Communis. Reproduction of the 1906 Edition.< Less
Greek Theories of Elementary Cognition from Alcmaeon to Aristotle By John Isaac Beare
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Greek theories of elementary cognition from Alcmaeon to Aristotle, by John I. Beare. The aim of this book is to give a close General historical account of the various theories, partly physiological... More > and partly psychological, by which the Greek philosophers from Alcmaeon to Aristotle endeavoured to explain the elementary phenomena of cognition. The pre-Aristotelean writers who applied themselves to this subject, and of whose writings we possess any considerable information, are Alcmaeon of Crotona, Empedoicles, Democritus, Anaxagoras, Diogenes of Apollonia, and Plato. We propose to set forth here their speculations, together with those of Aristotle, as to the so-called Five Senses, Sensation in general, and the psychical processes, such as Imagination and Memory, which involve the synthetic function referred by Aristotle to Sense, and named by his Latin commentators the Sensits Communis. Reproduction of the 1906 Edition.< Less
LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE - ONE COUPLE'S JOURNEY By Frances Siegel
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This book is a guidepost for caregivers and families of Alzheimer's patients, an objective but emotion-filled assessment of how to handle life when the one you love the most begins gradually to lose... More > memories and reason, and medical science cannot restore what is lost or offer any cure. The focus is the case of a prominent scholar with dementia and the impact of the illness on his marriage of 40 years. Frances Siegel kept track of her husband's symptoms, the behaviors that showed a slow but accelerating loss of cognitive function. The author offers her journey of adaptation and adjustment to the changes in their lives. Compassion and love alone become the guides of her existence as she grows in understanding. Readers will be moved and guided by her experiences. The foreword is by the Co-Director of the Neuropsychiatric and Memory Group of Johns Hopkins Hospital.< Less
Look Inside Your Mind By Guy Grant
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For the last twenty years of his career, Guy S. Grant worked in the specialized field of Instrumentation and Controls Engineering. Those are the people that program the control room equipment to... More > allow operators to control oil, gas, chemical, and manufacturing plants. He became intimately familiar with many functions and concepts that were obviously copied from our minds. This book teaches you about those ideas and connects them together in a comprehensive manner that will surprise you. It is a conceptual design for an artificial intelligence machine, and a mirror to allow you to see the inner workings of your own mind.< Less
Look Inside Your Mind By Guy Grant
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For the last twenty years of his career, Guy S. Grant worked in the specialized field of Instrumentation and Controls Engineering. Those are the people that program the control room equipment to... More > allow operators to control oil, gas, chemical, and manufacturing plants. He became intimately familiar with many functions and concepts that were obviously copied from our minds. This book teaches you about those ideas and connects them together in a comprehensive manner that will surprise you. It is a conceptual design for an artificial intelligence machine, and a mirror to allow you to see the inner workings of your own mind.< Less
All About Consciousness By Students' Academy
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Enormous amount of research on consciousness has been done in philosophy of mind, psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, cognitive neuroscience and artificial intelligence. Issues of practical... More > concern include how the presence of consciousness can be assessed in severely ill or comatose people; whether non-human consciousness exists and if so how it can be measured; at what point in fetal development consciousness begins; and whether computers can achieve a conscious state...... ISBN: 978-1-105-15344-0< Less
An Introduction to Psychology By Homework Help Classof1
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Psychology can be simply defined as the study of the mind and its function. The mind is considered to be the mental state manifestation of the brain that stems from an individual's emotional being.... More > It involves the ability to feel and react. The overall summation of responses in an individual can be termed as one's behaviour. Psychology aims to explain the working of the mind through an understanding of a person's behaviour.< Less
Soltrey By Brian Brown
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Soltrey places in a fictional format new theories relating to human self-awareness: how it is generated in our brain and body, its origin through evolution, and how best to utilize it. This is a... More > scientific story which has repercussions relating to the origins of many myths and spiritual precepts as they have come down to us. The author hopes that in understanding how our brain has come to this point of owning both scientific and spiritual paradigms, we can optimize our use of that brain. Various surprising results derive from this analysis such as practical techniques for slowing the aging process, and a description of what we call Free Will. This book does not seek to answer the unanswerable, rather it proposes hypothese and generates questions. It is hoped that this exploration of complex and important topics will leave the reader with unexpected insights and opportunities to find personal meaning. contact: Soltrey@gmail.com< Less
Your Healthy Brain: A Personal and Family Guide to Staying Healthy and Living Longer By Stephen J. Kiraly, MD, FRCPC
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Your Healthy Brain is a presentation of The Healthy Brain Program© which was an innovative approach to addressing brain care and the need for a long and healthy life, first presented to mental... More > health professionals and then to the public, starting in 2000. The concepts were presented at many psychiatric conferences both in Canada and the USA, in a 10-lecture interactive workshop format to colleagues and to the public. They have gained popularity and some Community Mental Health Teams have adopted The Healthy Brain Program© as a platform for delivering brain care. After about 350 presentations, many colleagues and participants urged the publication of a book format. The first edition appeared in 2008. This book, Your Healthy Brain, is organized along the same lines as the lecture series, following the same headings, in two parts.< Less