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Conscious Mind, Resonant Brain: How Each Brain Makes a Mind

Stephen Grossberg


The book is the culmination of 50 years of intensive research by the author, who is broadly acknowledged to be the most important pioneer and current research leader who models how brains give rise to minds, notably how neural circuits in multiple brain regions interact together to generate psychological functions. The book provides a unified understanding of how, where, and why our brains can consciously see, hear, feel, and know about the world, and effectively plan and act within it. It hereby embodies a revolutionary Principia of Mind that clarifies how autonomous adaptive intelligence is ... More

Keywords: mind, brain, neural networks, vision, audition, cognition, emotion, consciousness, learning, mental disorders, morality, religion, creativity, human condition, AI, machine learning, autonomous intelligence, robotics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2021 Print ISBN-13: 9780190070557
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190070557.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stephen Grossberg, author
Wang Professor of Cognitive and Neural Systems, Professor of Mathematics & Statistics, Psychological & Brain Sciences, and Biomedical Engineering, Director, Center for Adaptive Systems, Boston University