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The immune system and other cognitive systems

Hershberg, Uri and Efroni, Sol (2001) The immune system and other cognitive systems. [Journal (Paginated)]

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Abstract

In the following pages we propose a theory on cognitive systems and the common strategies of perception, which are at the basis of their function. We demonstrate that these strategies are easily seen to be in place in known cognitive systems such as vision and language. Furthermore we show that taking these strategies into consideration implies a new outlook on immune function calling for a new appraisal of the immune system as a cognitive system.

Item Type:Journal (Paginated)
Keywords:definitions of cognition, immunity, complex systems
Subjects:Biology > Animal Cognition
Biology > Theoretical Biology
Psychology > Cognitive Psychology
Psychology > Developmental Psychology
Linguistics > Learnability
Linguistics > Syntax
Psychology > Perceptual Cognitive Psychology
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
Psychology > Psycholinguistics
ID Code:2276
Deposited By:Hershberg, Uri
Deposited On:16 Jun 2002
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:54

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