The brain as a Darwin Machine

Calvin, William H. (1987) The brain as a Darwin Machine. [Journal (Paginated)]

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AMIDST all the hyperbole about thinking machines that has accompanied the emergence of large-scale parallel computers from their serial predecessors, we have begun to contemplate the prospect of simulating some of our brain's massive parallelism. But one immediately runs into a role reversal worthy of a Mozart opera: the most distinctively human higher brain functions are surprisingly serial.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Subjects:Computer Science > Artificial Intelligence
Neuroscience > Neuropsychology
ID Code:22
Deposited By: Calvin, William
Deposited On:25 Apr 1998
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:53


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