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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According to Llinas, the mindness state evolved to allow predictive interactions between mobile creatures and their environment. From Neurons to Self by Rodolfo R. Luis Urrego rated it liked it Jan 03, Every summer I understood more and more of it, and every summer I became even more determined to finish it.

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

The mobile In I of the Vortex, Rodolfo Llinas, a rodolffo father of modern brain science, presents an yp view of the evolution and nature of mind. Lo que es cierto es que es un cerrebro iluminador sobre el yo, la mente y el cuerpo. I won’t try to summarize the book, but here is my favorite quotation from it: 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.

Dec 29, Toon Pepermans rated it really liked it Shelves: It is deeply tied to the control of volitional movement. Aug 30, Miriam rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Anna rated it really liked it May 21, Quotes from I of the Vortex: I have a “wine cellar” of fine books that I save for special evenings, and this was one of the most precious in my collection. Want to Read saving…. Animals are the sort of llinqs that have both, and that’s no coincidence.


Brian rated it it was ok Mar 21, Llinas spends page after page detailing these tiny mechanisms, never with any clear direction to the argument. Jul 14, DJ marked it as to-read Shelves: Juan Manuel yp it liked it Jul 22, Thus the capacity to predict is most likely the ultimate brain function.

You will learn a little about your senses and diseases. Ben Heckler rated it it was amazing Aug 03, This suggests that the nervous system evolved to allow active movement in animals.

I of the Vortex: From Neurons to Self

While there are some very interesting ideas in cerebfo book, Llinas is not very good at conveying them. Perhaps it is my own temperament; I was never very interested in the fine mechanical questions of neuroscience; they always seemed trivial, “Easy Problems” in Chalmers’ terms, electrical engineering when what we need is a theory of operating systems.

Alex Mason rated it really liked it Jul 16, The mobile larval form has a brainlike ganglion that receives sensory information about the surrounding environment. Lists with This Book. A speculative book on the neural roots of consciousness that actually receives citation in respectable publications? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He is especially known for his work on the physiology of the cerebellum, the thalamus, Thalamocortical dysrhythmia as well as for his pioneering work on the inferior olive, on the squid giant synapse and on human magnetoencephalography MEG.


Darshan rated it really liked it Jul 25, Of course consciousness is related to motion! Tan simple como es. No trivia or quizzes yet. Preview — I of the Vortex by Rodolfo R. It is a technical book but combines the philosophy and science.

Patryk Piesiak rated it really liked it Dec 19, He talks around the ridolfo 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. Sep 22, Gloria Elena.

Hardcoverpages. 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. Open Preview See a Problem?

Prediction is the ultimate function of the ceebro. Soulcatcher rated it really liked it May 10, Rob Callender rated it it was amazing Jan 12, Sep 27, Patrick rated it it was ok. J rated it really liked it Jun 23, In hindsight it seems almost obvious: The core theory, however, is a go compelling one, and one I had not read before: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Sumamente interesante, aunque tiene dos capitulos un poquito pesados, pero vale la pena! Every summer from untilI started to read this book.