Information Important to Metazoans
The word information is commonly used simply to mean acquired knowledge. A more rigorous use of the term in formal information theory, as was described by Claude Shannon in 1948, includes additional factors such as error-correcting codes. Information relevant to the nervous system falls somewhere between these two and is a representation of objects, events, and conditions in the world at a level comparable to a verbal description.
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