Specific and non-specific activation (tangential to Re: The hippocampus is =not= a 'spatial' map)

k p Collins kpaulc at [----------]earthlink.net
Sun Jan 25 02:09:09 EST 2004


Hi Peter.

"Peter F." <effectivespamblock at ozemail.com.au> wrote in message
news:wcFQb.756$7L1.22930 at nnrp1.ozemail.com.au...
>
> "k p Collins" <kpaulc@[----------]earthlink.net> wrote in message
> news:1JGPb.18521$i4.9300 at newsread1.news.atl.earthlink.net...
> > It's a "supersystem configuration" [AoK,
> >Ap6] 'map' - an array-processor in which,
> >[***]via the alternating merging of specific
> >and non-specific activation[*** [PF's highlight]]
>
> Just to say that this component of Kenneth
> Collin[s'] schematic view is a profoundly
> scientifically validated one.
>
> A.R. Luria used the same phraseology as part
> of his - as if for me ready-made cornerstone of -
> 'neuropsychophysiological' insight. You will
> find it in chapter 2 (titled The Three Principlal
> Functional Units) of Luria's book The Working
> Brain An Introduction To Neuropsychology"
> [published by Penguin].
> [...]

You've referred to Luria's work in long-former posts.

If you have the book, I'd appreciate it if you'd quote
the material, from it, to which you refer, above.

Cheers, Peter,

ken [k. p. collins]





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