On the Steady State Nature of Evolution, Learning, Perception, Hallucination and Dreaming

  • R. Fischer
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Evolution, learning, perception as well as hallucination and dreaming will be treated as sequential steps of a single ongoing process which can be visualized as a logarithmic spiral. Each adaptational step displays an increasing time rate of change and represents a steady state with less and less space-like and more and more time-like characteristics, thus implying the involvement of less energy and more information [9].


Logarithmic Spiral Critical Flicker Fusion Stimulus Magnitude Sensorimotor Performance Sensory Acuity 
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