Going Inside: A Tour Round a Single Moment of Consciousness

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Fromm International, 2001 - Psychology - 368 pages
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"Science writer John McCrone does here for the subject of consciousness what James Gleick did for chaos and Mitchell Walldrop for complexity: He tells the story of a new field of science, from its recent breakthrough discoveries to its exciting present state. Going Inside brilliantly extrapolates our current understanding of consciousness from something that happens in less than the blink of an eye - a single moment of the mind's inner workings."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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GOING INSIDE: A Tour Round a Single Moment of Consciousness

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A science-writer reviews the theories and research that have produced the current view of the brain as a dynamic structure with only superficial resemblances to a digital computer.McCrone (The Myth of ... Read full review

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User Review  - fpagan - LibraryThing

Not quite as eye-glazing as some other books on neuroscience, because of being partly written in a reportorial style. Favors a "dynamic," non-computer-like, emergence-oriented view of consciousness. Read full review


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