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Holographic Duality and the Physics of Consciousness

Uziel Awret
2022 Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience  
This paper introduces a novel dual-aspect theory of consciousness that is based on the principle of holographic-duality in modern physics and explores the prospects of making philosophically significant  ...  I will argue that abstract algorithms are not enough to solve this problem and that a more radical "computation" that is inspired by physics and that can be realized in "strange metals" may be needed.  ...  Code for Facial Identity in the Primate Brain (Chang and Tsao, 2017) , and more global fMRI methods, Reconstructing Ffaces from fMRI Patterns Using Deep Generative Neural Networks (VanRullen and Reddy  ... 
doi:10.3389/fnsys.2022.685699 pmid:35370572 pmcid:PMC8965578 fatcat:cdyp7i6oyrbqjd45f43lyshpwe

Spatially Selective Holographic Photoactivation and Functional Fluorescence Imaging in Freely Behaving Mice with a Fiberscope

Vivien Szabo, Cathie Ventalon, Vincent De Sars, Jonathan Bradley, Valentina Emiliani
2014 Neuron  
Correlating patterned neuronal activity to defined animal behaviors is a core goal in neuroscience.  ...  Photoactivation patterns targeted to multiple neuronal somata, produced with computer-generated holography, were transmitted to the mouse brain using a micro-objective-coupled fiber bundle.  ...  We thank Dan Oron for the simulation of light propagation in scattering media.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2014.11.005 pmid:25433638 fatcat:fhu7inikxveavllwjmzgahaqje

Combining fMRI with EEG and MEG in order to relate patterns of brain activity to cognition

W FREEMAN
2009 International Journal of Psychophysiology  
We propose an alternative way to use the three methods in combination through studies of hemisphere-wide, high-resolution spatiotemporal patterns of neural activity recorded non-invasively and analyzed  ...  We propose an alternative way to use the three methods in combination through studies of hemisphere-wide, high-resolution spatiotemporal patterns of neural activity recorded non-invasively and analyzed  ...  Complementarity of EEG, MEG, and fMRI signals Multivariate approaches for characterizing and decoding local and distributed neuronal activity patterns in fMRI have been receiving increased attention in  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijpsycho.2008.12.019 pmid:19233235 pmcid:PMC2746494 fatcat:gzc42bkl5falteksfgbyh4zv4i

Sparse regression analysis of task-relevant information distribution in the brain

Irina Rish, Guillermo A. Cecchi, Kyle Heuton, Marwan N. Baliki, A. Vania Apkarian, David R. Haynor, Sébastien Ourselin
2012 Medical Imaging 2012: Image Processing  
One of key topics in fMRI analysis is discovery of task-related brain areas.  ...  Keywords: fMRI, pain perception, multivariate pattern analysis, sparse regression, Elastic Net * Note that EN becomes equivalent to Lasso when λ2 = 0 and λ1 > 0, while for λ1 = 0 and λ2 > 0 it is equivalent  ...  The visual task was included in order to compare the activation patterns that relate specifically to pain perception versus the patterns that related, in general, to rating the magnitude of different types  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.911318 dblp:conf/miip/RishCHBA12 fatcat:4plvsofbhfegxhfy3ugqcyyfny

Neural reuse: A fundamental organizational principle of the brain

Michael L. Anderson
2010 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
pathway supporting primate tool use and human language; the degree of modularity in brain organization; the degree of localization of cognitive function; and the cortical parcellation problem and the  ...  Neural reuse theories thus differ from the usual understanding of the role of neural plasticity (which is, after all, a kind of reuse) in brain organization along the following lines: According to neural  ...  Holographic data storage and retrieval. Inset illustrates an interference pattern on film that is the physical storage of the holographic image.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x10000853 pmid:20964882 fatcat:y7oh5ex7trgznd536qkje7quji

The Quantum Mind/Classical Brain Problem

Alfredo Pereira
2007 NeuroQuantology  
be the physical support of our conscious experiences -occur in a macroscopic system as the brain?  ...  The quantum theory of mind allows a shift from the Mind/Brain metaphysical problem to the Quantum Mind/Classical Brain scientific problem: how could systematic and coherent quantum processesassumed to  ...  The external sign is transduced to a classical pattern generated in brain activity, while the meaning would be the quantum pattern associated to the classical pattern.  ... 
doi:10.14704/nq.2003.1.1.7 fatcat:juflvpgpbffwrn5gq6qrh27yvy

The neurophysics of consciousness

E.Roy John
2002 Brain Research Reviews  
The most probable baseline levels of local synchrony, coherent interactions among brain regions, and frame durations have been quantitatively described in large studies of their age-appropriate normative  ...  This paper illustrates the increasingly recognized need to consider global as well as local processes in the search for better explanations of how the brain accomplishes the transformation from synchronous  ...  How local diffusely distributed ensembles in different sensory moneural activity from multiple brain areas is integrated to dalities [19, 169] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0165-0173(02)00142-x pmid:12086706 fatcat:hjcpukvczrg7hchlk5ikhhk6ry

Multi-use and constraints from original use

Justin A. Jungé, Daniel C. Dennett
2010 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
pathway supporting primate tool use and human language; the degree of modularity in brain organization; the degree of localization of cognitive function; and the cortical parcellation problem and the  ...  Neural reuse theories thus differ from the usual understanding of the role of neural plasticity (which is, after all, a kind of reuse) in brain organization along the following lines: According to neural  ...  Holographic data storage and retrieval. Inset illustrates an interference pattern on film that is the physical storage of the holographic image.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x1000124x fatcat:fqf6iumyivdcjngl7smngzln5u

Neural reuse as a source of developmental homology

David S. Moore, Chris Moore
2010 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
pathway supporting primate tool use and human language; the degree of modularity in brain organization; the degree of localization of cognitive function; and the cortical parcellation problem and the  ...  Neural reuse theories thus differ from the usual understanding of the role of neural plasticity (which is, after all, a kind of reuse) in brain organization along the following lines: According to neural  ...  Holographic data storage and retrieval. Inset illustrates an interference pattern on film that is the physical storage of the holographic image.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x10001056 fatcat:umz4mtif3neenehn2yemystpd4

A Neurobiological Theory of Meaning in Perception Part I: Information and Meaning in Nonconvergent and Nonlocal Brain Dynamics

Walter J. Freeman
2003 International Journal of Bifurcation and Chaos in Applied Sciences and Engineering  
Meaning is inferred from local mean fields of dendrites in mesoscopic and macroscopic populations.  ...  However, a grasp of the intervening process of perception, in which meaning forms, requires detailed analysis and modeling of neural activity that is observed in brains during meaningful behavior of humans  ...  Acknowledgments This work was funded in part by research grants from NIMH (MH06686), ONR (N63373 N00014-93-1-0938), NASA (NCC 2-1244), and NSF (EIA-0130352).  ... 
doi:10.1142/s0218127403008144 fatcat:rzdt4gmxgfaldk3fsbbapdiola

A Guide to Emerging Technologies for Large-Scale and Whole-Brain Optical Imaging of Neuronal Activity

Siegfried Weisenburger, Alipasha Vaziri
2018 Annual Review of Neuroscience  
While there has been a rapid increase in use of optical approaches in the neuroscience community over the last two decades, most microscopy approaches lack the ability to record the activity of all neurons  ...  The mammalian brain is a densely interconnected network that consists of millions to billions of neurons.  ...  The contrast in fMRI stems from the hemodynamic response, which is based on changes of the blood oxygenation level in response to neuronal activity.  ... 
doi:10.1146/annurev-neuro-072116-031458 pmid:29709208 pmcid:PMC6037565 fatcat:ten3degf2ncf7ecumev54cyaiu

Evolution of Human Brain Atlases in Terms of Content, Applications, Functionality, and Availability

Wieslaw L. Nowinski
2020 Neuroinformatics  
We suggest that the future human brain atlas-related research and development activities shall be founded on and benefit from a standard framework containing the core virtual brain model cum the brain  ...  Atlas content developments in these groups are heading in 23 various directions.  ...  characterization of cell types, their distributions, and patterns of connectivity.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s12021-020-09481-9 pmid:32728882 fatcat:gn2amcih45fqxbhgvlk7aljcgu

Symmetry in knapped stones is real, not romanced

Diane Humphrey
2002 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
In most respects the cognitive requirements of these early bifaces were the same as Wynn: Archaeology and cognitive evolution 394 BEHAVIORAL AND BRAIN SCIENCES (2002) 25:3 Figure 4. 1.4 million year-old  ...  The timing of these developments reveals two major episodes in the evolution in spatial ability, one, 1.5 million years ago and the other, one million years later.  ...  Wynn cites a PET scan study showing that activation during knapping is localized in dorsal pathways in a modern knapper.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x0229007x fatcat:v2nk4jbfovgjrpgx5iaoyg6gyu

Neural blackboard architectures of combinatorial structures in cognition

Frank van der Velde, Marc de Kamps
2006 Behavioral and Brain Sciences  
Human cognition is unique in the way in which it relies on combinatorial (or compositional) structures.  ...  In this architecture, neural structures that encode for words are temporarily bound in a manner that preserves the structure of the sentence.  ...  However, that is not the tradition in cognitive modeling (Feigenbaum & Feldman 1963; Newell & Simon 1972) . Local versus distributed representation.  ... 
doi:10.1017/s0140525x06009022 pmid:16542539 fatcat:yjti7u4gxnaojk6m6gspdasmka

SPECTRE-A novel dMRI visualization technique for the display of cerebral connectivity

Marco Reisert, Christoph P Kaller, Marvin Reuter, Horst Urbach, Bastian E Sajonz, Peter C Reinacher, Volker A Coenen
2021 Human Brain Mapping  
importance for deep brain stimulation.  ...  The approach, named SPECTRE (Subject sPEcific brain Connectivity display in the Target REgion), is based on tract-weighted imaging, where diffusion MRI streamlines are used to aggregate information from  ...  In the following, we will introduce SPECTRE by concentrating on the connectivity patterns in the midbrain as one of most important brain regions for stereotactic neurosurgery in the context of deep brain  ... 
doi:10.1002/hbm.25385 pmid:33638289 pmcid:PMC8090769 fatcat:r75mjo4kqnbmzkviqcd2l6jhue
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