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Information Processing in The Nervous System

Proceedings of a Symposium held at the State University of New York at Buffalo 21st–24th October, 1968

  • Editors
  • K. N. Leibovic

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Automata Theory

  3. Linguistics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 49-49
    2. P. Stanley Peters Jr.
      Pages 51-83
    3. Ignatius G. Mattingly, Alvin M. Liberman
      Pages 97-117
  4. Psychophysiology

  5. Neurophysiology

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 207-207
    2. Vernon B. Brooks
      Pages 231-243
  6. Models and Theory

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 271-271

About this book


In recent years, several symposia have been held on subjects relating to the general themc of information processing in the nervous system. It is now widely recognized that this whole field is rapidly developing and changing in a manner beyond our imaginings of a few years ago. When confronted with conceptual revolutions of this kind, it is justifiable to have a continued on-going discourse and disputation so that there is maximum opportunity for interaction between the leaders of thought in aIl the re­ lated disciplines. The conference organized by K. N. Leibovic, and held at the State University of New York at Buffalo from Gctober 21st to 24th, 1968, made a notable contribution to this interaction. It is fortunate that there is here being published, not only the papers contributed to the sym­ posium, but also much of the stimulating discussion. The term "neuronal machinery" can be validly used because there is now good understanding of the operational mechanisms of at least some of the neuronal centers in the brain, and our knowledge of these mechanisms is progressing in a most encouraging manner. The stated objective by Prof. Leibovic, the organizer of the symposium, was that it was designed to cor­ relate neuronal machinery with psychophysiological phenomena. He calls attention to the urgency of achieving a common conceptual basis for neuro­ anatomy, neurophysiology, and psychology.


Information anatomy attention brain information processing nervous system neurophysiology physiology

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Information Processing in The Nervous System
  • Book Subtitle Proceedings of a Symposium held at the State University of New York at Buffalo 21st–24th October, 1968
  • Editors K. Nicholas Leibovic
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1969
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-04885-5
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-87088-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-642-87086-6
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XVII, 373
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Neurology
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