by Paul Pietsch
Deck the mind with hologram transforms, says anatomist Paul Pietsch of Indiana University's School of Medicine. That may explain how memories are laid down. In this brave attempt to flesh out Karl Pribram's original hologram memory notion, Pietsch discusses Fourier analysis, trigonometric functions & other abstract mathematical phenomena. His point is that information...more
Hardcover, 287 pages
Published March 27th 1981 by Houghton Mifflin Company (Boston)
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Dec 27, 2013 Erik Graff rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: memory theorists
Recommended to Erik by: no one
This was an engaging and very thought-provoking book. Although there is much evidence to falsify the author's theories and little to confirm them, the holographic model of mind he represents might actually have some application to work in AI. In any case, I found it fun, intriguing and eye-opening.