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  • Action to Language via the Mirror Neuron Systemby Michael A. Arbib

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 72.00

    This multidisciplinary book discussing the role of the evolutionary basis for the brain mechanisms that support language. more...

  • How the Brain Got Languageby Michael A. Arbib

    Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 54.99

    Unlike any other species, humans can learn and use language. This book explains how the brain evolved to make language possible, through what Michael Arbib calls the Mirror System Hypothesis. Because of mirror neurons, monkeys, chimps, and humans can learn by imitation, but only "complex imitation," which humans exhibit, is powerful enough... more...

  • Neural Models of language Processesby Michael Arbib

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Neural Models of Language Processes offers an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the nature of human language and the means whereby we use it. The book is organized into five parts. Part I provides an opening framework that addresses three tasks: to place neurolinguistics in current perspective; to provide two case studies of aphasia; and... more...

  • Computers and the Cybernetic Societyby Michael A. Arbib

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95

    Computers and the Cybernetic Society, Second Edition examines the impact of computers on the cybernetic society and covers topics such as expert systems, management applications, and office automation. The idea of a computer program is considered, along with data banks and the movement and storage of information. Advances in computer technology are... more...

  • Computing the Brainby Michael A. Arbib; Jeffrey S. Grethe

    Elsevier Science 2001; US$ 155.00

    Computing the Brain provides readers with an integrated view of current informatics research related to the field of neuroscience. This book clearly defines the new work being done in neuroinformatics and offers information on resources available on the Web to researchers using this new technology. It contains chapters that should appeal to a multidisciplinary... more...

  • The Emergence of Protolanguageby Michael A. Arbib; Derek Bickerton

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 128.00

    Somewhere and somehow, in the 5 to 7 million years since the last common ancestors of humans and the great apes, our ancestors ?got? language. The authors of this volume all agree that there was no single mutation or cultural innovation that took our ancestors directly from a limited system of a few vocalizations (primarily innate) and gestures (some... more...

  • The Construction of Realityby Michael A. Arbib; Mary B. Hesse

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 36.00

    This book presents an integrated account of how humans 'construct' reality through interaction with the social and physical world around them. more...

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