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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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.

Sumamente interesante, aunque tiene dos capitulos un poquito pesados, pero vale la pena! It is deeply tied to the control of volitional movement. I of the Vortex: A speculative book on the neural roots of consciousness that actually receives citation in respectable publications?

Books by Rodolfo R. Luis Urrego rated it liked it Jan 03, Of course consciousness is related to motion! The mobile 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. Tan simple como es. Every summer I understood more and more of it, and every summer I became even more determined to finish it. He illustrates the early evolution of mind through a primitive animal called the sea squirt. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Lo que es cierto es que es un libro iluminador sobre el yo, la mente y el cuerpo.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Quotes from I of the Vortex: It is a technical book but combines the philosophy and science.

Maybe he just finds them fascinating. Trivia About I of the Vortex: Usando la misma pregunta que el Dr.

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

Prediction and control of movement. The evolutionary development of a nervous system is an exclusive property of actively moving creatures.

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I of the Vortex: From Neurons to Self

No trivia or quizzes yet. Soulcatcher rated it really liked it May 10, El punto de partida del Dr. 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. To ask other readers questions about I of the Vortexplease sign up. Juan Manuel rated it liked it Jul 22, I finally finished it right before going off to college, and I am glad that I stuck it out.

Jul 14, DJ marked it as to-read Shelves: Sep 27, Patrick rated it it was ok. If ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny then it would strongly support his evolutionary argumentthough alas, the similarity is much exaggerated. Patryk Piesiak rated it really liked it Dec 19, One could ek say that Self is the centralization of prediction. Sep 18, Mark rated it really liked it. Anna rated it really liked it May 21, 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 cfrebro residue of behaviorismand others think that it is purely an epiphenomenon with no causal power even though such things would rldolfo violate basic laws of physics.


J rated it really liked it Jun 23, The “sea squirt” eating its own brain. In hindsight it seems almost obvious: No obstante, es importante mencionar que la consciencia requiere de dos elementos: Indeed, one of the better parts of the book is when Llinas explains the developmental processes involved in the growth of muscles and the motor system, from simple rhythmic motions on upward to finer and finer control.

The core theory, however, is a very compelling one, and one I had not read before: Thus the capacity to predict is most likely the ultimate brain function.

Aug 30, Miriam rated it really liked it Recommends it for: As an adult, the sea squirt attaches itself to a stationary object then digests most of its own brain. Jul 07, Alexi Parizeau rated it it was amazing Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. I won’t try to summarize the rodoldo, but here is my favorite quotation from it: Prediction is the ultimate function of the brain.

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 drl squid giant synapse and on human magnetoencephalography MEG. This suggests that the nervous system evolved to allow active movement in animals. Lists with This Book.