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Marek Kasperski
okładka2007, konsultacja merytoryczna: D. Casacuberta, Umysł. Czym jest i jak działa, Świat Książki.


okładka2006, redakcja merytoryczna: T. Stafford, M. Webb, 100 sposobów na zgłębienie tajemnic umysłu, Onepress.


okładka2005, redakcja merytoryczna: J. Hawkins, S. Blakeslee, Istota inteligencji, Onepress.


okładka2003, książka autorska: M. Kasperski, Sztuczna Inteligencja, Helion, (nakład wyczerpany).


Tomasz Komendziński
okładkaredaktor pisma: "Theoria et Historia Scientiarum. An International Interdisciplinary Studies".


okładka2003, redakcja: O myśleniu procesualnym: Charles Hartshorne i Charles Sanders Peirce, Wyd. UMK.


okładka2002, redakcja merytoryczna: S. Pinker, Jak działa umysł, Książka i Wiedza.


okładka2002, redakcja wraz z A. Szahajem: Filozofia amerykańska dziś, Wyd. UMK.


Leszek Nowaczyk
2006, redakcja merytoryczna: Rusz głową -  jak szybko podnieść poziom swojej inteligencji, Świat Książki.


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Behavioral and Brain Sciences- - Gives free access to most of the major ("target") articles published since 1993, plus some earlier ones and some still to appear in print in BBS, the leading Cognitive Science journal



Brain- - Brain provides researchers and clinicians with the finest original contributions in neurology. Leading studies in neurological science are balanced with practical clinical articles. Its citation rating is one of the highest for neurology journals, and it consistently publishes papers that become classics in the field.

Brain and Cognition- - Journal home page at publisher's site. Abstracts available. Articles available with subscription or for a fee.

Brain and Mind- - Contemporary neuroscience involves more levels of theory explanation and methodology than perhaps any other scientific endeavor. In addition to the neurophysiologists and neuroanatomists that constitute its traditional core biophysicists neurochemists molecular geneticists evolutionary biologists neuropsychologists neurologists and cognitive and computational scientists are now key players.

Canadian Undergraduate Journal of Cognitive Science- - An online, refereed cognitive science journal for and by Canadian undergraduates. Submissions from undergraduates in other countries will also be considered.

Cognition- - Hosts theoretical and experimental papers on the study of the mind for an interdisciplinary audience. Provides access to the latest issues via ScienceDirect.

Cognitive Science- - Journal home page from the Cognitive Science Society site.

Connexions- - An electronic journal concerning developments in cognitive science.

European Journal of Cognitive Psychology- - First and foremost is the European Journal of Cognitive Psychology (EJCP), ESCoP's official peer-reviewed journal, published worldwide by Psychology Press. The journal publishes reports of empirical work (including brief reports), theoretical contributions, and reviews of the literature in all areas of cognitive psychology, including applied cognitive psychology.

European Review of Philosophy- - Presents the new series of the review, an international journal devoted to theoretical and philosophical aspects of current research in cognitive science.

Evolutionary Psychology- - A free, peer reviewed journal concerned with evolutionary approaches to psychology and behavior.

Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience- - Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience investigates brain-behavior interaction and promotes lively interchange among the mind sciences. Contributions address both descriptions of function and underlying brain events and reflect the interdisciplinary nature of the field covering developments in neuroscience, neuropsychology, cognitive psychology, neurobiology, linguistics, computer science, and philosophy.

Mind- - Mind has long been a leading journal in philosophy. For well over 100 years it has presented the best of cutting edge thought from epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of language, philosophy of logic, and philosophy of mind.

Mind & Language- - The phenomena of mind and language are currently studied by researchers in linguistics, philosophy, psychology, artificial intelligence, and cognitive anthropology. Mind & Language brings this work together in a genuinely interdisciplinary way. Along with original articles, the journal publishes forums, survey articles and reviews, enabling researchers to keep up-to-date with developments in related disciplines as well as their own.

Minds & Machines- - Journal for Artificial Intelligence, Philosophy and Cognitive Science. Minds and Machines fosters a tradition of criticism within the AI and philosophical communities on problems and issues of common concern. Its scope explicitly encompasses philosophical aspects of computer science.

Mind & Society- - An international journal exploring the relationships between mind and action and between action and socio-economic phenomena. Presents the aims and scope, information for authors and editors, and a form for online submissions.

Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences- - Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences is an interdisciplinary, international journal that serves as a forum to explore the intersections between phenomenology, empirical science, and analytic philosophy of mind. The journal represents an attempt to build bridges between continental phenomenological approaches (in the tradition following Husserl) and disciplines that have not always been open to or aware of phenomenological contributions to understanding cognition and related topics.

Philosophical Psychology- - "Devoted to developing and strengthening the links between philosophy and the psychological sciences, both as basic sciences and as employed in applied settings."

Rivista di Filologia Cognitiva- - An international online journal of cognitive philology, linguistics and literature. Mainly in Italian, but may also publish articles in English, French, German and Spanish.

Time & Mind- - Peer-reviewed, lively and highly interdisciplinary, Time & Mind presents new perspectives on landscape, monuments, people and culture. The journal features scholarly work addressing cognitive aspects of cross-related disciplines such as archaeology, anthropology and psychology that can shape our understanding of archaeological sites, landscapes and pre-modern worldviews. It also explores how modern minds create images of the past, and addresses how new findings about prehistory can inspire current research on the brain and consciousness.

Trends in Cognitive Sciences- - Presentation of the journal, which features concise reviews, summaries, opinions and discussion on current research in all aspects of cognition, the mind and the brain. Online access via ScienceDirect.



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Stevan Harnad E-Prints on Cognitive Psychology- - Papers on categorical perception, the symbol grounding problem, and consciousness, with particular emphasis on the philosophy of AI.



Artificial Intelligence in Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy- - This IEP entry shows history in AI research and many interesting topics (for example: arguments against strong AI) with further reading.

Artificial Intelligence Topics- - Computation is the fire in our modern-day caves. By 2056, the computational revolution will be recognised as a transformation as significant as the industrial revolution. The evolution and widespread diffusion of computation and its analytical fruits will have major impacts on socioeconomics, science and culture.

Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness- - ASSC "promotes research directed toward understanding the nature, function, and underlying mechanisms of consciousness."

Astro Biological Coenergetics- - "An unorthodox new look at mind, consciousness and perception"

Being Real by Judith S. Donath- - This appears in Goldberg, K. (ed.) The Robot in the Garden: Telerobotics and Telepistemology in the Age of the Internet, MIT Press.

Brain in a Vat- - Can bad men make good brains do bad things?

Brain-Mind: Know Thyself- - Philosophy of mind for artificial intelligence. This paper was originally commissioned by and published in NOVEMBER Magazine. Links will lead to the free full text of the book, Ai4u: Mind-1.1 Programmer's Manual By Arthur T Murray.

Chinese Room Argument- - The Chinese Room argument (SEP entry), devised by John Searle, is an argument against the possibility of true artificial intelligence. The argument centers on a thought experiment in which someone who knows only English sits alone in a room following English instructions for manipulating strings of Chinese characters, such that to those outside the room it appears as if someone in the room understands Chinese.

Computer Science as Empirical Inquiry: Symbols and Search- - ACM Turing Award Lecture (from 1975) by Allen Newell and Herbert Simon, published in Communications of the ACM, 19 (1976).

Constructions of the Mind: Artificial Intelligence and the Humanities- - Another valuable issue of the Stanford Electronic Humanities Review featuring a number of original essays on artificial intelligence and the humanities.

A Definition of AI- - A proposition for a formal definition of AI.

Dictionary of Philosophy of Mind- - A comprehensive and up-to-date collection of terms, definitions, and scholarly works on the topic of Philosophy of Mind that provides useful background material for the study of artificial intelligence theory.

The Digital Philosopher- - by Harvey Blume Can robotics shed light on the human mind? On evolution? Daniel Dennett - whose work unites neuroscience, computer science, and evolutionary biology - has some provocative answers. Is he on to something, or just chasing the zeitgeist?

Elephants Don't Play Chess (PDF)- - Article by Rodney A. Brooks, published in Robotics and Autonomous Systems 6: 3-15.

Epistemological Perspectives on Simulation- - Discussion of the epistemological status of simulation in a cross-disciplinary setting could contribute to a deeper understanding of relevant issues and so it proved.

God Is the Machine- - In the beginning there was 0. And then there was 1. A mind-bending meditation on the transcendent power of digital computation. By Kevin Kelly.

How Intelligent is Deep Blue?- - Essey by Drew McDermott. This is the original, long version of an article that appeared in the May 14, 1997 New York Times with more flamboyant title.

Kiss me, you human- - By Stephen Humphries: Robot Kismet can walk, talk, and make logical decisions. What's the next step in the quest for artificial intelligence?

Knowbotic Interface Project- - "A philosophical and scientific exploration in the art of digital modelling of the human consciousness"

MainFrame: Artificial Intelligence- - Material on Artificial Intelligence as engineering with emphasis on the exploitation of logic. A topography is presented with logic at the center.

Making Tools for Thinking- - Essay by Daniel C. Dennett. Dennett reflectson the issue raised after reading two interesting books by Steven Mithen's (The Prehistory of the Mind, 1996), and Andy Clark's (Being There, 1997).

Minds, Machines and Gödel- - Essay by John Lucas. First published in Philosophy, XXXVI, 1961, pp.(112)-(127); reprinted in The Modeling of Mind, Kenneth M.Sayre and Frederick J.Crosson, eds., Notre Dame Press.

A Philosophical Encounter by Aaron Sloman- - In Proceedings 14th International Joint Conference on AI Montreal, August 1995: `A philosophical encounter: An interactive presentation of some of the key philosophical problems in AI and AI problems in philosophy.'

The Philosophy and Future of AI- - Philosophy and history of AI, issues and topics, links and suggested reading. Collected by Mark Humphrys.

Philosophy and History of AI- - Philosophy and history of AI, personalities, links and suggested reading.

Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence- - Contemporary Philosophy of Mind: An Annotated Bibliography. A massive listing by David Chalmers and David Bourget.

Principia Cybernetica- - The Principia Cybernetica Project (PCP) is an international organization that tries to tackle age-old philosophical questions with the help of the most recent cybernetic theories and technologies. Stated more precisely, the Project's aim is the computer-supported collaborative development of an evolutionary-systemic philosophy.

PSYCHE: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Consciousness- - "A refereed electronic journal dedicated to supporting the interdisciplinary exploration of the nature of consciousness and its relation to the brain."

Sentience: The next moral dilemma- - By Richard Barry: Humankind will have to decide how to live with a new sentient race. Sometime in the future machines will reach a level of intelligence that will challenge, or even surpass our own.

Thoughts on Artificial Intelligence- - Some reflections on Artificial Intelligence and the nature of the Turing Test.

What has AI in Common with Philosophy?- - Essay by John McCarthy .AI needs many ideas that have hitherto been studied only by philosophers. This is because a robot, if it is to have human level intelligence and ability to learn from its experience, needs a general world view in which to organize facts.

What Robots Can & Can't Be- - Essay by Selmer Bringsjord argues that AI will continue to produce machines with the capacity to pass stronger versions of the Turing Test but that the "Person Building Project" will inevitably fail. Abstract and chapter summations.



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Contemporary Philosophy of Mind: An Annotated Bibliography- - Thousands of entries, categorized by subject matter. From David Chalmers.

Dictionary of Philosophy of Mind- - A comprehensive collection of definitions and brief scholarly discussions of key terms in the Philosophy of Mind. Also includes brief biographical sketches of important figures in cognitive science.



Argumentation Map: Do Computers Have to be Conscious to Think?- - Argumentation maps propose to map the detailed structure of major philosophical debates in graphical form. Portions of the map of the "Can Computers Think?" debate are now available online.

Arts & minds- - Contains theory and essays by Mayer Spivack. Primarily emphasises human cognition, animal cognition, associative reasoning (syncretic reasoning), creativity, learning and learning disability.

Artur's Philosophy of Mind group- - ICQ chat and forum on philosophy of mind, including the mind-body problem, free will, cognition, and perception.

An atheist philosophy beyond the "bright" attitude- - The naturalism of the Bright Movement is present in Real Dualism, but even an anthropologic analysis that get over the traditional materialism

Behavior and Philosophy- - A peer reviewed journal devoted to the philosophical, metaphysical, and methodological foundations of the study of behavior, brain, and mind. Articles from more recent volumes are available for free online. Published by the Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies.

Behavioral & Prints Archive- - Articles on the subject of philosophy of mind.

Books about Philosophy of Mind- - Commentaries on books and ideas from philosophers of mind including Patricia Churchland, Terrence Sejnowski, Paul Churchland, Ned Block, Owen Flanagan, Daniel Dennett, Georges Rey.

Bridging the Gap- - An important issue of the Stanford Electronic Humanities Review with a "target" essay on literary interpretation and cognitive science by Herbert Simon and an array of invited responses.

Center for Consciousness Studies at the University of Arizona- - The main institutional center for Consciousness Studies. Host of the Tucson "Toward a Science of Consciousness" conferences, and periodically stages on-line courses on aspects of Consciousness Studies.

Centre for the Study of Perceptual Experience- - Information on Centre personnel, research and activities including conferences, seminars and reading groups, which focus on philosophy of mind and perception.

The Cognitive Poetics Project- - Information on the work of Reuven Tsur at Tel Aviv University; includes links to several on-line texts by Tsur.

Cognitive Science- - The interdisciplinary study of mind and intelligence. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by Paul Thagard.

Computing Machinery and Intelligence- - The classic 1950 article by Alan Turing on machine intelligence, where he introduces the famous Turing test.

Cognitive Science, Humanities and the Arts- - A resource collection and collaborative bibliography including subsections on film, literature, the fine arts, as well as listings of journals and websites.

CogWeb: Cognitive Cultural Studies- - An experimental site devoted to exploring the relevance of cognitive science to literary and cultural studies, and to the development of cognitive cultural theory.

Connectionism- - Movement in cognitive science which hopes to explain human intellectual abilities using artificial neural networks. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by James W. Garson.

Consciousness and Intentionality- - Discussion of the connection between phenomenal consciousness and intentionality; by Charles Siewert.

Daniel C. Dennett - publications and preprints- - This page makes available online versions of many recent (1987-1997) published and unpublished articles, and reviews, by this influential and unusually readable philosopher (and by some of his associates).

David Chalmers Chat Transcript- - Transcript from a live online chat with David Chalmers on September 25th 2002.

The Doomsday Simulation Argument- - A compact response to both Leslie's doomsday argument and Bostrom's simulation argument, by I.A. Aranyosi.

Dualism: Papers- - Articles on dualism and parapsychology by John Beloff.

The Efficacy of Mind in General- - Analytical demonstration by Titus Rivas of the existence and causal impact of a non-physical, mental memory.

Eliminative Materialism- - The view that some or all of the mental states posited by common-sense do not actually exist; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by William Ramsey.

Epiphenomenalism- - Discusses the view that mental events are caused by physical events in the brain, but have no effects upon any physical events. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by William S. Robinson.

The Extended Mind- - This paper by Andy Clark and David Chalmers proposes an active externalist theory of mind - that when we use tools such as paper or computers to aid in our cognition, they become part of our minds.

External Qualities and Neurological Computation in Perception- - Titus Rivas discusses the view that the phenomenal qualities of perception might in theory exist not only in the subjective mind but in physical reality as well.

A Field Guide to the Philosophy of Mind- - Survey articles on key issues in the field, and an annotated bibliography.

Folk Psychology vs. Mental Simulation- - Papers from or relating to Robert Gordon's NEH Seminar on the "Simulation" Theory of "Folk Psychology": relevant to understanding interpersonal understanding.

Higher-order Theories of Consciousness- - Theories which explain conscious states by their relations to higher-order representations of them; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Peter Carruthers.

Hyponoeticism - New Philosophy of Mind- - A New and Challenging Philosophy of Mind.

The Identity Theory of Mind- - Evaluates the theory that holds that states and processes of the mind are identical to states and processes of the brain. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by J. J. C. Smart.

Inside the Skull House: A Neuropoesis- - An introduction to as well as a set of literary and visual meditations on brain anatomy and function, with numerous links, nested definitions, and other hypertextual features, created by Joel Weishaus.

Literature, Cognition & the Brain- - a web page featuring research at the intersection of literary studies, cognitive theory, and neuroscience. This page includes abstracts, reviews, accounts of work forthcoming or in progress, links to related web sites, and a regularly updated annotated bibliography.

Living philosophy from a modern thinker- - Includes a study of belief, mind, relativity, sign systems and matter. Philosophy is integrated with psychology and science.

Matter and Aither- - The man's presumptuousness considers always that the reality is only one, that accessible to his senses, his intellection and his instrumental of investigation tools. But the things are really so? In MatterAither the foundations of the real dualism (as philosophy of anthropic dual reality)are exposed. The conception of a dual human reality(approximately: to live and to feel)is born on atheistic base.

Mental Images: Philosophical Psychology- - Introductory and advanced material on the imagery debate, cognitive science, and metaphysical issues.

Mental Representation- - A mental representation is a mental object with semantic properties. According to the Representational Theory of Mind, psychological states are to be understood as relations between agents and mental representations. Article from the Stanford Encyclopedia, by David Pitt.

Mental Metaphor Databank- - A useful compilation of various metaphors used to figure mind and cognition, drawn from literary and other sources.

Metasubjective Cognition Beyond the Brain- - Titus Rivas' essay show that an exhaustive conceptual representation of phenomenal consciousness in the brain is impossible.

Mind and Body: Rene Descartes to William James- - By Robert H. Wozniak, Bryn Mawr College. History of philosophical and scientific reactions to "the Cartesian impasse". Spanish translation available.

Mind and Mechanism - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews- - Varol Akman reviews this book by Drew V. McDermott.

Multiple Realizability- - Discusses the contention that a given mental kind (property, state, event) is realized by distinct physical kinds. From the Stanford Encyclopedia, by John Bickle.

Neuropsychology and Personalist Dualism- - Titus Rivas discusses alleged empirical evidence against the ontological tradition of substantialist dualism, such as data of split-brain research.

Non-Cartesian Cognitive Science- - Many helpfully categorized links and introductory material concerning embodied/situated approaches to cognition, ranging from Artificial Life research to Existentialism. By Ronald Lemmen.

Panpsychism- - The doctrine that mind is a fundamental feature of the world which exists throughout the universe; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by William Seager.

Parsimony and the Mind- - The principle of parsimony and its application to the mind-body problem.

PCID Philosophy of Mind Issue- - A special issue of the Open Source online journal Progress in Complexity, Information, and Design (PCID) containing eight essays outlining non-reductive theories of the mind.

The Philosophy and Future of AI- - A personal perspective, with many links, from Artificial Intelligence researcher Mark Humphrys.

PhilosophyofMind.Info- - An overview of the philosophy of mind. This site explores the various theories of mind, and of how the mental relates to the physical.

The Pre-History of Cognitive Science- - An annotated bibliography of the models of human cognition of Berkeley, Burton, Hobbes, and Locke. (More figures from the seventeenth through nineteenth centuries are promised).

Reflections on Language and Mind- - Article by Daniel Dennett (1996).

The Simulation Argument- - Site examining the hypothesis that we are currently living in an "ancestor simulation" run by a future, post-human society. Includes papers and research links.

Simulation, Consciousness, Existence- - A view on consciousness, universal existence, nothingness, reality.

The Society for Philosophy and Psychology (SPP)- - The leading U.S. organization for discussion between (analytic) philosophers and (mainly cognitively oriented) psychologists.

Squashed Descartes- - Condensed edition of Descartes' 'Meditations', with study notes and glossary.

Stanford Encyclopedia - The Computational Theory of Mind- - The philosophical theory that the mind is, or functions like, a computer; by Steven Horst.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy - The Turing Test- - Proposal due to Alan Turing for a criterion of the presence of mind or consciousness; by Graham Oppy and David Dowe.

SWIF Philosophy of Mind- - Bibliographies by topic and author, event listings, online texts, new books (with links), and many links to online reference works, relevant institutions, journal home pages, and other sites.

The Unity of Consciousness- - History and philosophical accounts of unity of consciousness; from the Stanford Encyclopedia by Andrew Brook.

The World In Your Head: A Gestalt View of the Mechanism of Conscious Experience- - One chapter from the Book by Steven Lehar; represents a bold assault on one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in science: the nature of consciousness and the human mind. Rather than examining the brain and nervous system to see what they tell us about the mind, this book begins with an examination of conscious experience to see what it can tell us about the brain.



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Allen Brain Atlas- - Database of gene expression patterns in the mouse brain.

BrainSource- - Informational site about the brain and neuropsychology.

Brain Explorer- - An animated look at the brain, nerve transmission, and brain disorders.

Brain Injury and Neuropsychology- - Devoted to the understanding of brain injury and the neuropsychologist's role in identifying, proving and treating brain injury. A licensed psychologist specializing in the area of brain-behavior relationships.

Brainmapping.org- - Dedicated to the communication of news, science, and information of interest to the brain mapping community, and to sharing and promoting the science of brain mapping.

A Cup of neuropsychology?- - Selective resource of brain-behavior information for interested professionals. provided Ph.D. Anthony H. Risser.

Cerebral Cortex- - Cerebral Cortex publishes papers on the development organization plasticity and function of the cerebral cortex including the hippocampus. Studies with clear relevance to the cerebral cortex such as the thalamocortical relationship or cortico-subcortical interactions are also included.

Clinical Neuropsychology- (Portal de Neuropsychologie Clinique)

Cognition & Emotion- - Cognition & Emotion is devoted to the study of emotion, especially of those aspects of emotion that are related to mental processes. The journal aims to bring together work on emotion undertaken by researchers in cognitive, social, clinical, and developmental psychology, neuropsychology, and cognitive science.

EEG COURSE and GLOSSARY- - EEG reading involves the interpretation of wave forms largely by their frequency and to a lesser extent by the morphology of the wave or of the wave complex of several waves.

Electronic Journals and Periodicals in Psychology and Related Fields- - It is hoped to maintain a relatively complete index of psychologically related electronic journals, conference proceedings, and other periodicals in this document.

Empiristic Theory of Visual Gestalt Perception (ETVG)- - Hierarchy and Interactions of Visual Functions. Köln 2001 - In this book, I am publishing the results of my theoretical research on visual perception, which I began in the late fifties as a psychology student. It was 1961 when I conceived the outline of a very new, but unpublished, "Theory of Optical Gestalt Perception".

General Human Anatomy- - The functional anatomy of the human body as revealed by gross and microscopic examination.

Human Anatomy Online - Nervous System- - Inner exploration of Human Anatomy. Each topic has animations, 100's of graphics, and thousands of descriptive links. Study the anatomy of the human body. It's fun, interactive, and an ideal reference site for students or those who just want to know more about the medical descriptions used by doctors and nurses.

The Human Brain Atlas at Michigan State University- - In this atlas you can view MRI sections through a living human brain as well as corresponding sections stained for cell bodies or for nerve fibers. The stained sections are from a different brain than the one which was scanned for the MRI images.

The Human Brain Project- - Initiative whose objective is to produce the first entirely research-based neuroscience curriculum; and to present this curriculum freely via the internet. It was founded upon, and remains dedicated to, the ideal that the only obstacle to the acquisition of scientific understanding should be the limits of one's own curiosity, and not those of one's financial, geographic, cultural, socio-economic, academic or linguistic circumstances.

Institute for Psychological Study of the Arts- - Mainly devoted to psychoanalytical approaches, but open to cognitive and neuroscientific perspectives as well.

Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and PerformanceR- - The Journal publishes studies on perception, control of action, perceptual aspects of language processing, and related cognitive processes. All sensory modalities and motor systems are within its purview.

The Joy of Visual Perception: A Web Book- - A Web Book concerning on: color, perception, motion, color deficient, color blind, electrophysiology, optic nerves , receptors, illusions.

The Nervous System- - Mollecular Atlas from Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology

The Nervous System- - Whole one chapter from "On-Line Biology Book" by Michael J. Farabee, Ph.D.

Nervous System Diseases- - Selected list of diseases and syndromes that should reinforce your learning experience for the approximately 30 structures this web-site features.

Neuroguide.com - Neurosciences on the Internet- - Neurosciences on the Internet contains a searchable and browsable index of neuroscience resources available on the World Wide Web and other parts of the Internet. Neurobiology, neurology, neurosurgery, psychiatry, psychology, cognitive science sites and information on human neurological diseases are covered.

The NeuroImaging Training Program- - NITP at UCLA was created in September of 2006, under the aegis of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, with funding from the National Institutes of Health. It is premised on the view that the scientific leaders of tomorrow are those who have the ability to create the tools they need to make the discoveries they seek.

Neuropsychology- - Neuropsychology focuses on (a) basic research, (b) the integration of basic and applied research, and (c) improved practice in the field of neuropsychology. The primary function of Neuropsychology is to publish original, empirical research on the relation between brain and human cognitive, emotional, and behavioral function.

Neuropsychology Arena- - The Neuropsychology Arena provides researchers, instructors and students in Neuropsychology with information on the range of books and journals produced by Psychology Press, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Taylor & Francis and Routledge, and also by Guilford Press.

The Neuropsychology Center- - Center provides comprehensive neuropsychological assessment, neurocognitive remediation, professional consultation, and training in Clinical Neuropsychology. Professional, commercial site.

Neuropsychology Central- - The one-stop metasource for neuropsychology information on the Internet. Includes online forum, links, and search pages.

Neuropsychology Review- - Neuropsychology Review is a quarterly refereed journal devoted to publishing integrative state-of-the-art review papers on substantive content areas in general neuropsychology.

On The Brain- - The Harvard Mahoney Neuroscience Institute newsletter, Harvard Medical School.

The Origins of Peace and Violence- - This site presents the results of several researchers on the origins of violence, mainly those of the developmental neuropsychologist James W. Prescott, Ph.D. (formerly NICHD/NIH). It contains many papers in full text, as well as the complete Time Life documentary movie "Rock A Bye Baby".

Perception- - Perception is a scholarly journal reporting experimental results and theoretical ideas ranging over the fields of human, animal, and machine perception.

Physiological Psychology- - Course-based website, includes relevant links, lecture notes, bulletin board.

The Physiology of the Senses. Transformations for Perception and Action- - Lectures by Tutis Vilis, University of Western Ontario, Canada.

Prosopagnosia- - Prosopagnosia (also known as facial agnosia or face blindness) is difficulty or inability to recognize faces. Evidence suggests that there is an anatomically independent area in the brain dedicated to recognizing faces. Prosopagnosics have a brain dysfunction in that area.

The Secret Life of The Brain- - a David Grubin Production, reveals the fascinating processes involved in brain development across a lifetime. The five-part series, which will premiere nationally on PBS in winter 2002, informs viewers of exciting new information in the brain sciences, introduces the foremost researchers in the field, and utilizes dynamic visual imagery and compelling human stories to help a general audience understand otherwise difficult scientific concepts.

Webvision: The Organization of the Retina and Visual System- - Online Book - Our eyes are marvellous sense organs that allow us to appreciate all the beauty of the world we live in, to read and gain knowledge, and to communicate our thoughts and desires to each other through visual expression and visual arts.

Whole Brain Atlas- - The best visual representation of what's inside your head gets even better. How many other sites offer you the top 100 (actually 106) brain structures? Each sub-page here consists of a nifty graphic and plenty of medical terms that, quite frankly, we don't understand.

William H. Calvin's Books and Articles- - Home page for William H. Calvin, theoretical neurophysiologist and author of The Cerebral Code, How the Brain Thinks.

Visual Cognition- - This journal publishes high quality research concerned with all aspects of visual cognition. This includes, for example, studies of visual object and face recognition (from edge extraction to accessing stored knowledge representations), texture and surface perception, perceptual organization, dynamic aspects of vision, visual attention, long-term and short-term visual memory, visual imagery, visual word recognition, eye movement control in reading and scene perception, context effects in reading, object and face recognition.

Visual Neuroscience- - Visual Neuroscience is an international journal devoted to the publication of high-quality reports of experimental and theoretical research in basic visual neuroscience. A major goal of publication is to bring together in one journal a broad range of studies that reflect the diversity and originality of contemporary research on neural mechanisms of vision. Contributions deal with molecular, cellular and systems-level processes in both vertebrate and invertebrate species.



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Adventure of Consciousness- - A spiritual view of Consciousness - its planes, gradations, parts, evolution and change of consciousness as explained by The Mother and Sri Aurobindo.

Another Linguistic Turn?- - Review by Lawrence Kaye of `Language, Thought and Consciousness: An Essay in Philosophical Psychology' by Peter Carruthers.

Association for the Scientific Study of Consciousness- - The ASSC promotes research within cognitive science, neuroscience, philosophy, and other relevant disciplines in the sciences and humanities, directed toward understanding the nature, function, and underlying mechanisms of consciousness.

Astro Biological Coenergetics- - An unorthodox look at mind, consciousness and perception.

Auditory Binding Experiment- - Explores a phenomenon of mind-brain interaction which happens during the transition of awakening from sleep into awareness.

Brain Science- - Studies of consciousness, intelligence and autism. From neuroscientist Rodney Cotterill.

BrainMeta.com- - Community site devoted to accelerating the development of neuroscience through web-based initiatives offers a collection of philosophical essays over consciousness and a forum.

Catholic Encyclopedia: Consciousness- - Entry from the 1913 edition of the Catholic Encyclopedia.

Center of Scientific Divulgation about Consciousness (CSDC)- - Analyses the inconsistencies of the materialistic view of man and mind on the basis of the present scientific knowledge about brain and matter.

The Cerebral Code-- Thinking a thought in the mosaics of the mind.

Christof Koch's Real Home Page- - A leading researcher into the neuroscience of consciousness. Includes personal information and links to online versions of some of his technical and less technical publications.

Conscious Entities- - Concise illustrated descriptions and discussions of leading philosophical theories of consciousness, and well known thought experiments, and the issues they raise.

Conscious Experience, Existence and Behaviour- - Essay by A. Randrup subtitled "Significance of Consciousness in Human Life".

Conscious Robots- - Conscious-Robots.com (also known as ConsBots.com) is an Internet portal dedicated to the scientific research in Machine Consciousness. This field of artificial intelligence is very much related to cognitive robotics, and the following terms are often used as synonyms: Artificial Consciousness, Synthetic Consciousness and Robot Consciousness.

Consciousness- - Entry commissioned for the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy. By Eric Lormand of the University of Michigan.

Consciousness & Personality from many perspectives- - Insight into the science of consciousness from many perspectives: physics, science, mind-body medicine, psychology, spirituality and religion, NDE's etc.

Consciousness and Cognition- - Access to abstracts of articles, submission guidelines, and subscription information of the print journal.

Consciousness and Experiential Psychology- - Section of the British Psychological Society. Information on the Section, its aims and activities, including its journal "Consciousness & Experiential Psychology".

Consciousness and Microtubules- - A critical discussion of philosophy and science,and the scientized philosophy of consciousness, with special reference to materialism and David Papineau.

Consciousness and Neuroscience- - Paper by Nobel laureate Francis Crick and neuroscientist Cristof Koch.

Consciousness and Psychophysics- - By E.G.J. Eijkman, Dutch Medical Physicist. Main content is an essay on "Universal Consciousness".

Consciousness and the Brain- - An extensive annotated bibliography of publications on consciousness, by philosophers, neuroscientists, and psychologists.

Consciousness as an Active Force- - Amy Lansky, a researcher in artificial intelligence, argues against a purely neurophysiological explanation of consciousness.

Consciousness, Brain and the Physical World- - Seminal 1990 article by Max Velmans.

Consciousness, Literature and the Arts- - The refereed journal provides a forum for new work relating the arts and literature to the exploration of consciousness currently flourishing in many disciplines such as philosophy, cognitive science, psychology, neuroscience, computer science, and physics.

Consciousness Research Laboratory- - Describes the scientific study of the role of Consciousness in the physical world.

Consciousness Rules- - Explores consciousness as both the nature and purpose of reality, as well as the ethical and political implications.

Consciousness Studies- - Presents an outline of Consciousness research at the University of Arizona.

Consciousness Studies - Wikibooks- - A free online textbook on the philosophy and neuroscience of consciousness.

Consciousness: The Detector Approach- - Understanding the Hard Problem - How Consciousness can fit into our Natural Orders. By Jan Holmgren.

Consciousness: The Unity of Perception, Aspiration, and Emotion and its Control Mechanisms- - Short online 'book' (or long article) by Johannes Dressler (English translation of the original German).

Consciousness: what can the paranormal teach us about it?- - Susan Blackmore argues that the study of the paranormal (even if it exists, which she doubts) is not very relevant to consciousness research. Many or even most alleged paranormal phenomena seem to work unconsciously.

Development of Western Consciousness- - Some ideas about how consciousness has changed since pre-history up until the present day, and how it will continue to change.

Doorways in Consciousness- - Cultures around the globe embrace sound in healing, creation, and exploring consciousness. This essay connects creativity with healing, thus recreating health in the body.

Dr. Charles T. Tart, Home Page and Virtual Library- - Dr. Tart has been well known for many years as a leading researcher on consciousness, particularly altered states, as well as on parapsychology and transpersonal psychology.

eGroups: consciousness- - A moderated, interdisciplinary forum for academic consciousness researchers, including philosophers, psychologists, and neuroscientists.

EmergentMind, Mapping the Frontiers of Consciousness- - Key papers, discussions and research leads focusing on holographic models of mind and mind-body interactions.

Explorations in Mind, Being and Reality- - Being, mind, consciousness... this is the main focus of this multi-faceted site. The site houses essays in which approach is analytical, imaginative and experiential.

Gaia Mind- - Home page of an organization which supports research into the global nature of Consciousness.

Geometric Theory of Consciousness- - An attempt to explain consciousness in terms of 4-dimensional geometry.

Geraint Rees Home Page- - The neuroscience of consciousness. Many published articles by Dr. Rees are made available here.

Global Consciousness Project- - Presents scientifically rigorous experiments on consciousness coordinated by Roger Nelson's team at Princeton.

Honderich on Consciousness as Existence- - First of the philosopher Ted Honderich's papers on the idea that perceptual consciousness is a kind of existence of things or a world.

INACS Institute for Neuroscience And Consciousness Studies- - Organization researching such areas as mind/brain/machine interface, anomalous consciousness, and lucid dreaming.

Intuition - Its Powers and Perils- - An introduction to the powers and perils of intuition, plus related essays and links to leading researchers.

JCS-Online -- Digest of the Key Debates- - Home page of moderated email forum devoted to discussion of articles in the Journal of Consciousness Studies. With a digest of some of the most interesting past debates.

Journal of Consciousness Studies- - Useful links on Consciousness Studies, plus contents and some materials from the journal.

Journal of Mind and Behavior- - An established psychology print journal that frequently publishes articles on consciousness.

Julian Jaynes Society- - Society for the discussion of Jaynes' bicameral mind theory of consciousness. Includes bibliography (with some abstracts and full-text articles), members-only area, and online application form.

Knowledge, Possibility, and Consciousness- - Brie Gertler reviews this book by John Perry. From Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.

The Light Millennium- - Articles on the relationship of light to the phenomenon of consciousness.

Making Robots Conscious of their Mental States- - Article by Artificial Intelligence pioneer John McCarthy (dated 19-Jul-1999).

Max Velmans on Consciousness- - Gives access to publications by this well known, non-dualist and non-reductionist, consciousness researcher and psychologist. Many of his papers are available online here, plus abstracts of others and blurbs of his 3 books on the subject with links to reviews.

Metaphors of the Mind- - Dr. Sam Vaknin considers the appropriateness of metaphors, particularly the computer metaphor, used to describe the brain.

Metaphysics by Default- - Combines concepts from philosophy and science to describe a hypothetical framework for considering transmigration of consciousness.

Metasubjective Cognition Beyond the Brain- - Essay by Titus Rivas subtitled "Subjective awareness and the location of concepts of consciousness".

Mind, Consciousness, and Language- - The relationships between mind, consciousness, & language. Webmaster Giorgio Marchetti aims to provide users the opportunity to present their researches in these fields, and to inform about activities and researches carried out worldwide.

MindWarp- - The MindWarp deals with various technologies for the alteration of consciousness - chemical, electronic, and rhythmic.

Mystery of the Soul- - Presents a practical approach to the mystery of consciousness.

NeuroQuantology- - A refereed, electronic, open access, interdisciplinary journal of neuroscience and quantum physics. Also brings perspectives from philosophy, psychology, and artificial intelligence to bear on the problems of consciousness and mind.

New York University Research Seminar on Consciousness- - Prepared for a seminar conducted by Ned Block and Thomas Nagel, this page provides links to papers by a distinguished roster of contemporary philosophers.

Omnipresent Consciousness and Freedom of Choice- - A solution to the problem of free will.

On Minds' Localization- - Essya suggestin that observers are put in operative connection or disconnection with the surrounding occurrences by the physiologically modulated motion of unidentified microphysical particles.

On the possibility of laws that govern the nature of consciousness- - Perceptual information and consciousness studies.

The Penrose-Hameroff Model of Consciousness- - Information and scholarly publications on theories concerning neuronal microtubules as the microsites of consciousness through quantum effects.

Phenomenology and Neurodynamics- - Homepage of Thomas Zoëga Ramsøy, making available his drafts and articles.

Presence - The book- - Offering excerpts from a book that tries to define existence through experimential exploration of the functioning of consciousness.

PSYCHE: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Research on Consciousness- - A refereed on-line journal dedicated to the interdisciplinary exploration of the nature of consciousness and its relation to the brain from the perspectives of cognitive science, philosophy, psychology, physics, neuroscience, and artificial intelligence.

Quantum Resonance Theory- - A grand unified theory of consciousness, based on mysticism (primarily Kabbalah) and quantum theory.

The Question of Animal Awareness- - Paper about animal consciousness, by Esteban Rivas and Titus Rivas, in science and the human-animal Relationship, 1993.

Research on the Global Nature of Consciousness- - Synopsis of two projects using random event generators to investigate Consciousness.

Science & Philosophy of Consciousness- - An empirical approach to consciousness including reviews of philosophical concepts and neuroscience.

Science of Consciousness- - A theory of the conscious mind, by Norman Stubbs.

Some Concepts of Consciousness- - Consciousness as a mongrel concept by Ned Block.

Staged Present - Attending to the Mystical on the Stage of Working Memory- - Thesis by Nadia Delicata discussing consciousness, mystical experience, and an experiment concerning the effect of focused attention on working memory.

Studies on Consciousness- - Study of consciousness, mind and cognition. Contains regular reviews, essays and a bibliography on the subject.

Theories of Consciousness- - Essays on consciousness, as defined by Philip Dorrell: "A system for deciding whether or not to do the thing that you were going to do next". Also, why Roger Penrose is wrong.

Unified Reality Theory- - Steven Kaufman attempts to demonstrate that the source of reality is a universal consciousness, that we are in no way separable from that source, and so in no way truly separable from each other or any other aspect of reality.

Unified theory of the nervous system & behavior- - New theory that takes the mathematical concept of nerve cell interactions as being a form of mathematics that links neural activity to psychology.

University of Philosophical Research- - Based in Los Angeles, and offering a master's degree in consciousness studies with "a curriculum that integrates the Ancient Wisdom traditions with the latest findings in Science and Psychology".

View from the Stranger's Gallery- - An oratorio attempting to render in music the internal and external influences that inform one's experience of consciousness, and which traces the current debate in cognitive science in a post-dualist world.

Virtual Reality: Consciousness Really Explained- - A radical scientific and evolutionary hypothesis about the origin of mind. By Jerome Iglowitz.

Wasiwaska- - Center for studies of the traditional Amazonian hallucinogen ayahuasca, and its effects on consciousness. Includes information about the center, its seminars and presenters, and "ethenogenic" drugs in general. Located in Florianópolis, Brazil.

Why the efficacy of consciousness cannot be limited to the mind- - Titus Rivas' essay argues that consciousness must ultimately have an impact on the physical world.


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