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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 2012; US$ 57.99

    Unlike any other species, humans can learn and use language. In this book, Michael Arbib presents the Mirror System Hypothesis, which suggests how complex imitation supported the breakthrough to pantomime, protosign (communication based on conventionalized manual gestures) and protospeech and then, through cultural evolution, to fully fledged languages. 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...

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

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 128.00

    In dealing with the nature of protolanguage, an important formative factor in its development, and one that would surely have influenced that nature, has too often been neglected: the precise circumstances under which protolanguage arose. Three factors are involved in this neglect: a failure to appreciate radical differences between the functions of... more...

  • Who Needs Emotions?by Jean-Marc Fellous; Michael A. Arbib

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 74.99

    Experts in neuroscience and artificial intelligence provide accessible expository chapters that address many challenging questions concerning human and animal emotions, and their possible analogs in the "brains" of robots, both now and in the future. What do we know of emotions in the animal and human brain? What are their functions? Can we design... 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 Construction of Realityby Michael A. Arbib; Mary B. Hesse

    Cambridge University Press 1986; US$ 37.00

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

  • Foundations of System Theory: Finitary and Infinitary Conditionsby Brian D.O. Anderson; Michael A. Arbib; E. G. Manes

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 106.30

    This paper is one of a series in which the ideas of category theory are applied to problems of system theory. As with the three principal earlier papers, [1-3], the emphasis is on study of the realization problem, or the problem of associating with an input-output description of a system an internal description with something analogous to a state-space.... more...

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