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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Indeed, one of the better parts of the book is when Llinas explains moto developmental processes involved in the growth of muscles and the motor system, from simple rhythmic motions on upward to finer and finer control.

Thus the capacity to predict is most likely the ultimate brain function. Open Preview See a Problem? Juan Manuel rated it liked it Jul 22, In I of the Vortex, Rodolfo Llinas, a founding father of modern brain science, presents an rodoofo view of the evolution and nature of mind. Of course consciousness is related to motion!

Dec 29, Toon Pepermans rated it really liked it Shelves: I have a “wine cellar” of fine books that I save for special evenings, and this was one of the most crrebro in my collection. Animals are the sort of things that have both, and that’s no coincidence. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

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. A speculative book on the neural roots of consciousness that actually receives citation in respectable publications? Slow going but worth the journey.


Soulcatcher rated it really rodolfp it May 10, Sumamente interesante, aunque tiene dos capitulos un poquito pesados, pero vale la pena!

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

Darshan rated it really liked it Jul 25, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Perhaps it is my own temperament; I was never very interested in the fine mechanical questions of neuroscience; they always seemed trivial, “Easy Problems” in Chalmers’ terms, electrical engineering when what we need is a theory of operating systems.

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.

I read this book twice, it’s really worth it.

To ask other readers questions about I of the Vortexplease sign up. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Luis Urrego rated it liked it Jan 03, Every summer I understood more and more of it, and every summer I became even more determined to finish it. Jul 14, DJ marked it as to-read Shelves: Trivia About I of the Vortex: Llinas rodklfo page after page detailing these tiny mechanisms, never with any clear direction to the argument.


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Lists with This Book. Want to Read saving…. Return to Book Page. He is especially known 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.

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I of the Vortex: From Neurons to Self

Quotes from I of the Vortex: It is a technical book but combines the philosophy and science. The “sea squirt” eating its own brain.

Jul 07, Alexi Parizeau rated it it was amazing Shelves: Entonces, para moverse activamente como estrategia exitosa de supervivencia usted necesita un cerebro que viene con la capacidad preinstalada de aprender, y usted necesita aprender acerca del contexto en el que se desenvuelve y luego a de, de ese aprendizaje ser capaz de formar ideas y percepciones que le permitan anticipar eventos, en otras palabras usted necesita pensar.

Preview — I of the Vortex by Rodolfo R. Viviana Maldonado rated it it was amazing Oct 09, It is deeply tied to the control of volitional movement.