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Wider than the Sky

The Phenomenal Gift of Consciousness

by Gerald Edelman

  • 27 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cognitive Psychology,
  • Neuropsychology,
  • Psychology & Psychiatry / Cognitive Psychology,
  • Physiological Psychology,
  • Brain,
  • Consciousness,
  • Physiological aspects,
  • Physiology,
  • Psychology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9683883M
    ISBN 100300102291
    ISBN 109780300102291

    Jun 30,  · The Brain - is wider than the Sky-For - put them side by side-The one the other will contain With ease - and You- beside-The Brain is deeper than the sea-For - hold them - Blue to Blue - The one the other will absorb - As Sponges - Buckets - do - The Brain is just the weight of God - For - Heft them - Pound for Pound - And they will differ - if. Jun 11,  · Wider Than the Sky is his latest go at disenthralling. What gets the goat of his academic colleagues is that Edelman does not hide the fact that he believes he has all the answers - Author: John Mccrone.

    Jun 17,  · Now Andrew Levy — in his fascinating new book, A Brain Wider than the Sky — examines the effect migraine headaches, through the personal suffering of writers, artists, and religious and political figures, have had on broader cultural history. What emerges is a migrainous personality at work in the world, a divided self that carries around a Author: Sheri Holman. In her second book Wider Than the Sky, Nancy Chen Long grapples with the porous and slippery nature of memory and vega-books.comh form and content, the poems in the book mimic memory, its recursive and sometimes surreal qualities—how recalling one memory resurrects a different memory, which then jumps to another memory, and then another, each memory connected by the thinnest of wisps—as well.

    vega-books.com: Wider than the Sky: The Phenomenal Gift of Consciousness () by Edelman, Gerald and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at /5(). The opening line of this Dickinson poem is all about touting the scope of human imagination. Wider than the sky? Yeah, that's pretty big. It makes sense that someone who spent most days cooped up at home would place so much value on the human brain.


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How does the firing of neurons give rise to subjective sensations, thoughts, and emotions. How can the disparate domains of mind and body be reconciled.

The quest for a scientifically based understanding of consciousness has attracted study and speculation across Cited by: A Brain Wider Than the Sky: A Migraine Diary [Andrew Levy] on vega-books.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

W ith more than one in ten Americans—and more than one in five families—affected, the phenomenon of migraine is widely prevalent yet often ignored or misdiagnosed.

For Andrew LevyCited by: 2. Jan 01,  · A pretty technical and dense book, Wider Than the Sky aims to provide a consistent scientific theory on the emergence of consciousness from the neural base, without delving into speculation (such as quantum consciousness) resolving to dualism (mind/body), but focusing on embodiment - the fact that brain develops in a different way for every /5.

Wider Than The Sky - Main St, Newport, Vermont - Rated based on 18 Reviews "My family and I love Wider than the Sky. Small, high-quality /5(18). May 10,  · I’d been fairly circumspect so far, rather than inviting Andrew Levy to grab a beer, or arbitrarily assuming that a coffeehouse was appropriate for our meeting—migraine triggers come in many forms, as his book, “A Brain Wider Than the Sky,” makes exceedingly clear.

But somehow, I forgot to ask him if he had a headache, right now/5. Find out the latest Wider than the Sky book release dates for, and beyond. We have all the new releases coming in, Find out the latest Wider than the Sky book release dates for, and beyond.

We have all the new releases coming in, How does the firing of neurons give rise to subjective sensations, thoughts, and emotions. How can the disparate domains of mind and body be reconciled.

The quest for a scientifically based understanding of consciousness has attracted study and speculation across the ages. In this direct and non-technical discussion of consciousness, Dr.

Gerald M. Edelman draws on a lifetime of scientific 3/5(3). Apr 16,  · Neuroscientists like to quote this poem. The late Nobel laureate, Gerald Edelman, used it as the title for his book, Wider Than the Sky: The Phenomenal Gift of Consciousness.

May 10,  · Wider than the Sky now summarizes his thinking in readily accessible form for the general public. This view of consciousness is intellectually ambitious, original, and imaginative.”—Eric Kandel, M.D., Columbia University.

Nov 17,  · The Brain is Wider Than the Sky by Bryan Appleyard – review a book of telescopic observations of the night sky, The Brain is Wider Than the. In her second book Wider Than the Sky, Nancy Chen Long grapples with the porous and slippery nature of memory and mind.

Through form and content, the poems in the book mimic memory, its recursive and sometimes surreal qualities—how recalling one memory resurrects a different memory, which then jumps to another memory, and then another, each memory connected by the thinnest of wisps—as well.

Wider than the Sky: The Phenomenal Gift of Consciousness is an English-language book on neuroscience by the neuroscientist Gerald M. Edelman. Yale University Press published the book in The book includes a glossary, a bibliographic note, and an index. A Brain Wider Than the Sky by Andrew Levy - With more than one in ten Americans—and more than one in five families—affected, the phenomenon of migraine is widely Released on: May 11, Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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A Brain Wider Than the Sky (eBook) by Andrew Levy (Author), isbn, synopsis:With more than one in ten Americans -- and more 3/5(1). “The Brain-is wider than the Sky— (), fromis both a celebration of human consciousness and the ability for the brain to “contain” the world outside within its structure of reference.

The first two stanzas lightheartedly develop two ways to compare and measure first brain and sky, then brain and vega-books.com: Mark C. Long. The Brain – is wider than the Sky – / For – put them side by side – / The one the other will contain / With ease – and You – beside – / The Brain is deeper than the sea – / For.

Nov 21,  · ‘The brain is wider than the sky’: the mind and all that it can take in – and imagine – is far greater than even the vast sky above us. This is the starting point of one of Emily Dickinson’s great meditations on the power of human imagination and comprehension.

Before we attempt an analysis, though, here’s a reminder of the poem. Welcome to the dedicated book release dates page for Wider than the vega-books.com gather all the latest book and novel release dates news to bring you the most accurate new release schedule for Wider than the Sky.

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Nov 21,  · Wider than the Sky offers the reader the intellectual rigor of fresh scholarship along with an emotional touchstone and a spiritual guide. The title comes, of course, from a Dickinson poem, “The Brain - is wider than the Sky - ” (Fr), in which the infinite power of the mind approximates, or perhaps even creates, the power of God.May 11,  · Emily Dickinson's "The Brain is Wider Than the Sky", a free-use public domain recording by Becky Miller, courtesy of LibriVox: vega-books.com LibriVox is an.The Brain—is wider than the Sky— For—put them side by side— The one the other will contain With ease—and You—beside— The Brain is deeper than the sea— For—hold them—Blue to Blue— The one the other will absorb— As Sponges—Buckets—do— The Brain is just the weight of God— For—Heft them—Pound for Pound—4/4(3).