23 Problems in Systems Neuroscience (Computational by J. Leo van Hemmen, Terrence J. Sejnowski

By J. Leo van Hemmen, Terrence J. Sejnowski

The complexity of the mind and the protean nature of habit stay the main elusive sector of technological know-how, but additionally crucial. van Hemmen and Sejnowski invited 23 specialists from the numerous areas--from evolution to qualia--of structures neuroscience to formulate one challenge each one. even though each one bankruptcy used to be written independently and will be learn individually, jointly they supply an invaluable roadmap to the sphere of platforms neuroscience and should function a resource of inspirations for destiny explorers of the mind.

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