What the Neocortex Does

James Hunter James.Hunter at Jhuapl.edu
Tue Aug 22 17:34:02 EST 2000

Ray Scanlon wrote:

> "zombywuf" <zombywuf at 4thenet.co.uk> wrote in message
> news:39a2cbcf at post.usenet.com...
> > No doubt you could tell us in great detail how an individual neuron works,
> and how it passes a signal to adjoining neurons. You
> > could also explain how neurons are arranged in the brain and to some
> extent which do what. You couldn't explain walking though,
> > could you
> For a treatment of the neuron, see "The Neuron", Levitan and Kaczmarek.
> For my notion of how the brain works, see my webpage.

   Your theory of the brain is OK, but the critical part concerning AI and
particulary comp.ai.philosophy
   is the question on your Webpage:

   "What is thought except a movement that is not connected to a motor neuron?"

    The answer is:

    "Thought is something to think about".

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