Artificial psychology: the quest for what it means to be by Jay Friedenberg

By Jay Friedenberg

Creation. mind and brain. conception and motion. studying and reminiscence. considering. Language. Intelligence. Creativity. unfastened Will and selection Making. recognition. Motivation and Emotion. Biology. Social habit. end

Show description

Read or Download Artificial psychology: the quest for what it means to be human PDF

Similar cognitive books

Cognitive Aspects of Skilled Typewriting

This quantity marks the seventy fifth anniversary of the e-book of William Book's 1908 The Psychology of ability, within which typewriting obtained its first large-scale therapy from a mental perspective. As booklet discovered early on, this way of human habit is especially well matched to trying out mental theories of advanced motor ability and its acquisition, current­ ing because it does a role that richly engages cognitive and motor elements of programming, but comprises a kind of reaction output that may be conveniently quantified.

Toward a Structural Theory of Action. Network Models of Social Structure, Perception and Action

Towards a Structural thought of motion: community versions of Social constitution, notion, and motion facilities at the thought of social constitution, perceptions, and activities, in addition to the ideas during which those innovations advisor empirical learn. This ebook additionally proposes a version of status/role-sets as styles of relationships defining positions within the social topology.

The Cognitive Revolution in Western Culture: Volume 1: The Birth of Expectation

LePan demanding situations the idea that everyone thinks within the similar means through reading a specific psychological school - expectation. He concludes that sure sorts of expectation didn't exist within the minds of such a lot medieval humans, to any extent further than they do in little ones or adults in lots of primitive societies.

Extra resources for Artificial psychology: the quest for what it means to be human

Example text

They also have a long-term memory for storage of information not necessary for immediate use. This data is typically stored on a “hard drive” or disk. People also have the equivalent of short- and long term-memory. Short-term or working memory in humans serves essentially the same function as in computers. It is the place where information concerning our current thoughts reside. There are multiple brain areas underlying different aspects of working memory, including the prefrontal cortex and posterior parietal cortex.

1 shows the basic parts of a neuron. ” It receives multiple incoming signals. Some of these signals from other cells are excitatory, tending to increase the likelihood that the neuron will send off a signal of its own. Others are inhibitory, tending to decrease this likelihood. The neuron then summates the strength of these inputs. 1 The anatomy of a neuron. neurons. It does this through neurotransmitter release at the synapse. The neurotransmitter molecules, after traveling across the gap, attach to receptors on the postsynaptic surface.

Five individual machines were built that Brain and Mind • 31 ran concurrently through a parallel interface. They utilized a specialized parallel hardware and operating system. Several applications ran on the system, including database management, legal reasoning, and theorem-prover programs. Developments in CPU and soft ware performance made the project obsolete, but it demonstrated the possibility of constructing a hardware version of a highly parallel computing system. A few words are in order on processing speed.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.06 of 5 – based on 44 votes