Chaos and Complexity Research Compendium, Volume 1 by Franco F. Orsucci, Nicoletta Sala (editors)

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This is the full program that was implicit in James' pragmatism, before the electrophysiological techniques of brain imaging made explicit the preconscious neural operations of intentionality. 5. Level 1 - Microscopic: Circular Causality among Neurons and Neural Masses The "state" of the brain is a description of what it is doing in some specified time period. A state transition occurs when the brain changes and does something else. For example, locomotion is a state, within which walking is a rhythmic pattern of activity that involves large parts of the brain spinal cord, muscles and bones.

Circular causality is a form of explanation that can be applied at several hierarchical levels without recourse to agency. This formulation provides the sense or feeling of necessity that is essential for human satisfaction, by addressing the elemental experience of cause and effect in acts of observation, even though logically it is very different from linear causality in all aspects of temporal order, spatial contiguity, and invariant reproducibility. The phrase is a cognitive metaphor. It lacks the attribute of agency, unless and until the loop is broken into the forward (microscopic) limb and the recurrent (macroscopic) limb, in which case the agency that is so compelling in linear causality can be re-introduced.

The larger the acceleration, the larger the differences in ages. A small acceleration, not strong enough to bring the twins together would still lead to a small effect, slowing slightly the aging of the moving twin. Of course, this is a relativistic effect due to dilation of time intervals. So there are similarities with the twin effect, but there are also differences. In contrast to the twin effect, the situation we have considered is non-relativistic, and the rejuvenation is a collective effect involving all the particles of the system (not only particles 1 and 2).

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