The Resource In the palaces of memory : how we build the worlds inside our heads, George Johnson

In the palaces of memory : how we build the worlds inside our heads, George Johnson

Label
In the palaces of memory : how we build the worlds inside our heads
Title
In the palaces of memory
Title remainder
how we build the worlds inside our heads
Statement of responsibility
George Johnson
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A distillation of three researchers' inquiries into the processes that enable us to recognize a face that has aged ten years or remember a melody for decades
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952 January 20-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnson, George
Index
index present
LC call number
QP406
LC item number
.J64 1992
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Memory
  • Neuropsychology
  • Neurology
  • Memory
  • Neurology
  • Neuropsychology
Label
In the palaces of memory : how we build the worlds inside our heads, George Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover by A. Knopf, New York, 1991
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-247) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PREFACE -- Invisible Palaces -- PRELUDE -- The Tower in the Jungle -- PART ONE -- Mucking Around in the Wetware -- A Dark Continent -- Looking for Engrams -- The Brain's Volume Controls -- Early Obsessions -- Growing New Wires -- Strengthening Connections -- An Exotic Phenomenon -- The Porcupine Effect -- Sharing a Hallucination -- Artificial Amnesia -- A Hostile Replication -- The King of the Hill -- Off-the-Shelf Enzymes -- Religious Feuds -- "A Beautiful Little Switch" -- Hebb's Return -- Intuition and Ambiguity -- FIRST INTERLUDE -- A Brain in a Box -- PART TWO -- The Memory Machine -- Theorizing About Theorizing -- Atomic Choreography -- The Structures of Experience -- Magnets and Brain Cells -- Universal Machines -- Toward a Mushier Computer -- The Exorcists -- Systems of Symbols -- A Model of Memory -- Animal Logic -- Resonance and Reality -- Something Deeply Hidden -- Knowledge Engineering -- Another Change in Fashion -- The Man in the Pineapple Shirt -- The Price of an Idea -- SECOND INTERLUDE -- "God Is a Tinkerer" -- PART THREE -- The End of Philosophy -- Spooky Stuff -- Philosophy's Hinterlands -- Celestial Navigation -- Rocky Waters -- What a Number Is -- FINAL REFLECTIONS
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
xiv, 255 pages
Isbn
9780679737599
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
91050556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)24246931
  • (OCoLC)ocm24246931
Label
In the palaces of memory : how we build the worlds inside our heads, George Johnson
Publication
Note
Originally published in hardcover by A. Knopf, New York, 1991
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-247) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
PREFACE -- Invisible Palaces -- PRELUDE -- The Tower in the Jungle -- PART ONE -- Mucking Around in the Wetware -- A Dark Continent -- Looking for Engrams -- The Brain's Volume Controls -- Early Obsessions -- Growing New Wires -- Strengthening Connections -- An Exotic Phenomenon -- The Porcupine Effect -- Sharing a Hallucination -- Artificial Amnesia -- A Hostile Replication -- The King of the Hill -- Off-the-Shelf Enzymes -- Religious Feuds -- "A Beautiful Little Switch" -- Hebb's Return -- Intuition and Ambiguity -- FIRST INTERLUDE -- A Brain in a Box -- PART TWO -- The Memory Machine -- Theorizing About Theorizing -- Atomic Choreography -- The Structures of Experience -- Magnets and Brain Cells -- Universal Machines -- Toward a Mushier Computer -- The Exorcists -- Systems of Symbols -- A Model of Memory -- Animal Logic -- Resonance and Reality -- Something Deeply Hidden -- Knowledge Engineering -- Another Change in Fashion -- The Man in the Pineapple Shirt -- The Price of an Idea -- SECOND INTERLUDE -- "God Is a Tinkerer" -- PART THREE -- The End of Philosophy -- Spooky Stuff -- Philosophy's Hinterlands -- Celestial Navigation -- Rocky Waters -- What a Number Is -- FINAL REFLECTIONS
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
xiv, 255 pages
Isbn
9780679737599
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
91050556
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)24246931
  • (OCoLC)ocm24246931

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