Oscillating Reactions: Cognitive Theory Approach

  • Michele Trimarchi
  • Paolo Manzelli
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 107)


Oscillating reactions are chemical phenomena occurring out of thermodynamic equilibrium, where the colour of the solution is seen to change backwards and forwards. To approach them, we have introduced the innovative concept of information transfer among molecules and the Energy / Matter / Information paradigm. Outlines of neurochemistry are also given to compare natural and artificial intelligence in order to improve the teacher-learner relationship in the teaching of mathematics and science useful to the solution of human and social problems.

Key words

science and technology advancement chemical education E/M/I paradigm chemical communication and information oscillating reactions integrated sciences neuropsychophysiology open systems self-organization scientific creativity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michele Trimarchi
    • 1
  • Paolo Manzelli
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre for Human Evolution StudiesC.E.U.RomeItaly
  2. 2.Dept. ChemistryL.R.E.FlorenceItaly

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