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Prolegomenon for a Holonomic Brain Theory

  • K. H. Pribram
Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 45)

Abstract

“Before the connection of thought and brain can be explained, it must be stated in elementary form; and there are great difficulties about stating it. … Many would find relief at this point in celebrating the mystery of the unknowable and the “awe” which we should feel. … It may be constitutional infirmity, but I can take no comfort in such devices for making a luxury of intellectual defeat. … Better live on the ragged edge, better gnaw the file forever!” (James, 1950 pp. 177–179)

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Spatial Frequency Visual Cortex Cortical Neuron Receptive Field Nerve Impulse 
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyRadford UniversityRadfordUSA

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