Consciousness In Four Dimensions: Biological Relativity and the Origins of Thought

Kobo ebook | November 1, 2001

byPico, Richard

not yet rated|write a review
In a book that will profoundly alter the modern discourse on mind and influence the practice of neuromedicine, neurobiologist/neuropsychiatrist, Richard M. Pico unveils a revolutionary new approach to understanding consciousness that pinpoints its origins in the brain. Called "Biological Relativity," the approach combines the laws of physics-especially Einstein's laws of relativity-to the latest breakthroughs in neuroscience, molecular biology, and computational theory to create a coherent four-dimensional model for explaining the origins of life and the emergence of complex biological systems-from the living cell to the thinking brain. In a fascinating, ambitious narrative that draws upon a lifetime of experimental and clinical work, Dr. Pico tells a riveting story that begins in the imponderably distant past, with the first proto-cell that endured long enough to become its own frame of reference-both structurally and temporally-and culminates with the most complex biological referent system known to science, the human brain. He then elaborates his groundbreaking theory through discussions of such things as the origins of language, music, and mathematics. He explains why he believes consciousness is uniquely human, and explores the causes and potential treatments for a variety of thought disorders.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$30.29 online
$39.30 list price (save 22%)
Available for download
Not available in stores

From the Publisher

In a book that will profoundly alter the modern discourse on mind and influence the practice of neuromedicine, neurobiologist/neuropsychiatrist, Richard M. Pico unveils a revolutionary new approach to understanding consciousness that pinpoints its origins in the brain. Called "Biological Relativity," the approach combines the laws of p...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:November 1, 2001Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071420819

ISBN - 13:9780071420815

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Consciousness In Four Dimensions: Biological Relativity and the Origins of Thought

Reviews