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The metaphorical brain

an introduction to cybernetics as artificial intelligence and brain theory
  • 243 Pages
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  • English
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Wiley-Interscience , New York
Cybernetics, Artificial intelligence, Neuropsych
Statement[by] Michael A. Arbib. Illustrated by Auro Lecci.
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LC ClassificationsQ310 .A72
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Paginationxii, 243 p.
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Open LibraryOL5283917M
ISBN 100471032492
LC Control Number72002490

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The metaphorical brain;: An introduction to cybernetics as artificial intelligence and brain theory Hardcover – January 1, /5(1). The Metaphorical Brain 2 Neural Networks and Beyond "This book combines two exciting quests, the quest to understand the workings of the human brain and the quest to build intelligent machines.

It shows how each quest can provide insights vital to the success of the by: Adopting an interdisciplinary perspective, it synthesizes current findings on the cognitive neuroscience of metaphor, provides a forum for voicing novel perspectives, and promotes avenues for new research on the metaphorical brain Add The metaphorical brain book review and share your thoughts with other readers.

Using metaphors to describe the brain, distributed interactions are depicted that underlie intelligence in the human, animal, or machine (robot).

Covers basic ideas about neural networks, both. The metaphorical brain; an introduction to cybernetics as artifical intelligence and brain theory by Arbib, Michael APages: Metaphor has been an issue of intense research and debate for decades.

Researchers in various disciplines, including linguistics, psychology, computer science, education, and philosophy have developed a variety of theories, and much progress has been made. For one, metaphor is no longer considered a rhetorical flourish that is found mainly in literary texts.

The metaphorical brain: an introduction to cybernetics as artificial intelligence and brain theory [by] Michael A. Arbib. Illustrated by Auro Lecci.Willey-Interscience. In the 20th century, American researchers Walter Pitts and Warren McCulloch proposed The metaphorical brain book first mathematical model of a neural network.

Biology and technology hybridized, and the brain became a computer. Throughout the book, Cobb stresses the productive but also pernicious role of metaphors in how we conceive of the brain.

Contemporary metaphor theory has recently begun to address the relation between metaphor, culture and ideology. In this wide-ranging book, Andrew Goatly, using lexical data from his database Metalude, investigates how conceptual metaphor themes construct our thinking and social behaviour in fields as diverse as architecture, engineering, education, genetics, ecology, Cited by: Get this from a library.

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A history of the metaphors behind brain research faces a dark past and disquieting future. By Stephen Casper. A history of the metaphors behind. Editorial: The Metaphorical Brain Long considered a peripheral topic in linguistics, metaphor is increasingly viewed as a central feature of higher cognition and abstract : Seana Coulson, Vicky T.

Lai. BOOK REVIEWS The Metaphorical Brain 2: Neural Networks and Beyond. MICHAEL A. ARBIB. Wiley-Interscience, New York, No. of pages: Price: E According to the preface, this book began as a revision of The Metaphorical Brain (published ) but devel- oped into an essentially new book filling the same ‘ecolo- gical niche’.

Contemporary metaphor theory has recently begun to address the relation between metaphor, culture and ideology. In this wide-ranging book, Andrew Goatly, using lexical data from his database Metalude, investigates how conceptual metaphor themes construct our thinking and social behaviour in fields as diverse as architecture, engineering, education, genetics, ecology, economics.

Popular Metaphor Books Showing of Metaphors We Live By (Paperback) by. George Lakoff (shelved 16 times as metaphor) Facilitating Learning with the Adult Brain in Mind: A Conceptual and Practical Guide (Hardcover) by. Kathleen Taylor (shelved 1 time as metaphor). And, what makes a good metaphor.

Explore these questions with writers like Langston Hughes and Carl Sandburg, who have mastered the art of bringing a. According to the preface, this book began as a revision of The Metaphorical Brain (published ) but developed into an essentially new book filling the same â ecological nicheâ.

Certainly, 75% of the references are to work published sinceand the central thread of Arbibâ s ideas is newly formulated in terms of perceptual and motor â schemasâ. The revival of a year-old title. Click to read more about The Metaphorical Brain: Introduction to Cybernetics as Artificial Intelligence and Brain Theory by Michael A.

Arbib. LibraryThing is a Author: Michael A. Arbib. When reading both literal and metaphorical sentences, their subjects’ brains activated areas associated with control of action.

"The understanding of sensory-motor metaphors is Author: Michael Chorost. The brain is commonly referred to as a machine or a computer, a metaphor that can be traced back at least as far as Descartes.

Many people find this metaphor compelling because both brains and computers receive input from the world, process that information, and produce outputs.

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A human hears a sentence, comprehends it, and responds. Metaphors in the time of coronavirus. On Sunday, 15th March, Kenan Malik wrote an article on metaphors for The Observer. This was inspired by Matthew Cobb’s new book on The Idea of the Brain which delves into the many metaphors of and for the brain that have been used over time.

I have just started to read that book – a good way of. This Frontiers Special Issue will synthesize current findings on the cognitive neuroscience of metaphor, provide a forum for voicing novel perspectives, and promote new insights into the metaphorical by: 4.

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Bicameralism (the condition of being divided into "two-chambers") is a hypothesis in psychology that argues that the human mind once operated in a state in which cognitive functions were divided between one part of the brain which appears to be "speaking", and a second part which listens and obeys—a bicameral term was coined by Julian Jaynes, who presented the idea in his book.

Another truly interesting domain in which the brain confuses the literal and metaphorical is cleanliness. In a remarkable study, Chen-Bo Zhong of the University of Toronto and Katie Liljenquist of Northwestern University demonstrated how the brain has trouble distinguishing between being a dirty scoundrel and being in need of a bath.

An example of a metaphor in the book is "the sky paled; dawn bloomed." It is on page 43 for hard covered books. THE BIOLOGICAL MIND How Brain, Body, and Environment Collaborate to Make Us Who We Are By Alan Jasanoff pp.

Basic Books. $ Jasanoff’s big message in “The Biological Mind” is you are. To entertain and tickle the brain, metaphor examples sometimes compare two extremely unlike things: “Delia was an overbearing cake with condescending frosting, and frankly, I was on a diet.” ―Lament: The Faerie Queen's Deception, Maggie Stiefvater.

When participants saw the word "bent" used in both the literal and metaphorical context, a similar response was evoked in the brain, with the sensory-motor region being activated almost immediately – within milliseconds – of the verb being presented on the screen.

Books are repeatedly produced that each claim to explain the brain in different ways. And yet there is a growing conviction among some neuroscientists that our future path is not clear.

In cognitive linguistics, conceptual metaphor, or cognitive metaphor, refers to the understanding of one idea, or conceptual domain, in terms of example of this is the understanding of quantity in terms of directionality (e.g.

"the price of peace is rising") or the understanding of time in terms of money (e.g."I spent time at work today"). A conceptual domain can be any mental.A metaphor is a comparison between two unlike things not using the word “like” or “as.” Metaphors can be powerful, but they can also be tricky to identify at times.

This page contains metaphor examples. I have separated the metaphors on this page into two lists. The first list contains metaphors that are easier to comprehend and.9 Books with Metaphorical Maladies.

by Ceridwen Christensen / Febru at pm The epidemic divides families and sows dissent, and likewise the book itself provokes extreme reactions.

The stricken parents of a heedless child are forced to plan their escape in a world where communication between generations has become : Ceridwen Christensen.