El Cerebro y El Mito del Yo by Rodolfo Llinas at – ISBN – ISBN – Grupo Editorial Norma – – Softcover. In I of the Vortex, Rodolfo Llinas, a founding father of modern brain science, .. del cerebro a través de la historia, y nos cuestiona sobre la mente y el “yo. Este libro es un poquito dificil de leer. Al principio cuesta trabajo concentrarse en el, pero una vez que uno empieza no se despega. El libro explica los.

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I of the Vortex: From Neurons to Self

Trivia About I of the Vortex: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Rodolto account. Thus the capacity to predict is most likely the ultimate miti function. The “sea squirt” eating its own brain. J rated it really liked it Jun 23, Brian rated it it was ok Mar 21, Maybe he just finds them fascinating.

I won’t try to summarize the book, but here is my favorite quotation from it: It is a technical book but combines the philosophy and science. May 21, Ivonne rated it it was amazing Shelves: Uno de los mejores libros que he leido.

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j Darshan rated it really liked it Jul 25, Patryk Piesiak rated it really liked it Dec 19, Animals are the sort of things that have both, and that’s no coincidence. I of the Vortex: It does not disappoint! A speculative book on the neural roots of consciousness that actually receives citation in respectable publications?

I of the Vortex: From Neurons to Self by Rodolfo R. Llinás

To ask other readers questions about I of the Vortexplease sign up. Every summer from untilI started to read this book. Lists with This Book. Luis Urrego rated it liked it Cerebgo 03, Llinas is the first I’ve read so far who really understands that to explain consciousness we need to explain what consciousness DOES, what it is FOR; and voluntary motion seems like a very good candidate for that explanation.

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Prediction must have a goal. That is to say, if we look at how the brain generates creativity, we will see that it is not a rational process at all; creativity is not born out of reasoning. One could even say that Self is the centralization of prediction.

This suggests that the nervous system evolved to allow active movement in animals. The core theory, however, is a very compelling one, and one I had not read before: Usando la misma pregunta que el Dr.


Anna rated it really liked it May 21, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. As an adult, the sea squirt attaches itself to a stationary object then digests most of its own brain.

Of course consciousness is related to motion! Ben Heckler rated it it was amazing Aug 03, Jul 14, DJ marked it as to-read Shelves: Sumamente interesante, aunque tiene dos capitulos un poquito pesados, pero vale la pena!

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The evolutionary development of a nervous system is an exclusive property of actively moving creatures. Sep 22, Gloria Elena. Soulcatcher rated it really liked it May 10, Hardcoverpages.

Books by Rodolfo R. Aug 30, Miriam rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Oct 21, J rated it it was amazing.

He talks around the subject instead of through it, he is very bad at explaining difficult ideas, and he dramatically overestimates the level of jargon the average reader will understand.