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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 21, 2005

    Entertaining + informative

    I agree with earlier reviews of the book in that it is technically informative yet easy to read. For those in the field of neuropsychology, it may be odd for someone to promote the hierarchical structure of the brain as a major insight when this has been known for over a century through the work of Huglings Jackson and A.R. Luria and some other soviet scientists. Of perhaps greater interest in the work is the linking of that structure with computer science and making the computations explicit enough for a computer. Additionally, I agree with the author that the hierarchical structure is a big part of capturing the nested structure of the world, but there are many other elements including decision making, emotionality, integrating perceptual experience with prior memory representations, etc that will also need to be factored into the theory.

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