Casanova, Manuel F.

The Physics of the Mind and Brain Disorders

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Table of contents

Part I. Introduction

1. What Makes the Human Brain Special: Key Features of Brain and Neocortex
Jon H. Kaas, Suzana Herculano-Houzel

2. Introduction: From Neurons to the Mind
Aurel I. Popescu, Ioan Opris

Part II. Microcircuits and the Emergence of Mind

3. Systems Theory, Emergent Properties, and the Organization of the Central Nervous System
Manuel F. Casanova, Ioan Opris, Estate Sokhadze, Emily L. Casanova

4. Prefrontal Cortical Microcircuits Support the Emergence of Mind
Ioan Opris, Manuel F. Casanova, Mikhail A. Lebedev, Aurel I. Popescu

5. The Hierarchical Circuit for Executive Control of Movement
Brian R. Noga, Ioan Opris

6. Symmetry and Noether Theorem for Brain Microcircuits
Liviu Bilteanu, Manuel F. Casanova, Ioan Opris

7. From Symmetry to Symmetry-Breaking in Locomotion
Brian R. Noga, Ioan Opris

8. Symmetry Breaking in Cognitive Disorders
Ioan Opris, Brian R. Noga, Liviu Bilteanu, Manuel F. Casanova

9. Gauge Fields in the Central Nervous System
Arturo Tozzi, Biswa Sengupta, James F. Peters, Karl J. Friston

10. Brain and Nonlinear Dynamics: Slow-Wave Sleep Regulates to the Edge of Chaos
D. Alistair Steyn-Ross, Moira L. Steyn-Ross

11. Slow Oscillation in Prefrontal Cortex Underlying Local Computations and Large-Scale Interactions
Shigeyoshi Fujisawa

12. Memory as Integration and Selection Processes Over Space and Time in Temporal Cortical Microcircuits
Masaki Takeda

13. Holographic Memory: A Novel Model of Information Processing by Neuronal Microcircuits
Alexey Redozubov

14. Factors Influencing Opposing Effects of Emotion on Cognition: A Review of Evidence from Research on Perception and Memory
Florin Dolcos, Yuta Katsumi, Ekaterina Denkova, Sanda Dolcos

Part III. Disorders of the Mind

15. Neural Correlates of Normal and Impaired Consciousness
Andrea E. Cavanna

16. EEG Assessment of Consciousness Rebooting from Coma
Cosmin-Andrei Şerban, Andrei Barborică, Adina-Maria Roceanu, Ioana-Raluca Mîndruță, Jean Ciurea, Ana-Maria Zăgrean, Leon Zăgrean, Mihai Moldovan

17. Role of Feed-Forward Inhibition in Neocortical Information Processing: Implications for Neurological Disorders
Oleg V. Favorov, Olcay Kursun, Mark Tommerdahl

18. Cortical Microstructures: Lateralization, Ageing, and Disruption Across the Lifespan
Steven A. Chance

19. Building Elements of the Adaptive and Pathological Pain Neural Networks
Maria-Luisa Flonta, Violeta Ristoiu

20. Connectomics in Patients with Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
Cristian Donos, Andrei Barborica, Ioana Mindruta, Mihai Maliia, Irina Popa, Jean Ciurea

21. Mind the Reward: Nutrition vs. Addiction
Cosmin Sonea, Anca-Liliana Opris, Manuel F. Casanova, Ioan Opris, Marian Vladimir Constantinescu

Part IV. Computational Approaches and Neurointerfaces

22. Grid Cells-From Data Acquisition to Hardware Implementation: A Model for Connectome-Oriented Neuroscience
Diana Deca

23. Multipotentiality of the Brain to Be Revisited Repeatedly
Yoshio Sakurai, Tomoya Ohnuki, Ryo Shiroshita, Yukitoshi Sakaguchi, Kazuki Shiotani, Chi Jung Lee

24. Characterization of Complex Brain Functions with Sparse Nonlinear Dynamical Modeling
Dong Song, Theodore W. Berger

25. Controlling Attention with Neurofeedback
Mehdi Ordikhani-Seyedlar, Mikhail A. Lebedev

26. Towards a Visual Story Network Using Multiple Views for Object Recognition at Different Levels of Spatiotemporal Context
Marius Leordeanu, Rahul Sukthankar

Part V. Beyond the Mind’s Barriers

27. Pharmacological Interventions and the Neurobiological Basis of Mental Disorders
Jonathan Y. Tsou

28. Genetics of the Mind and Brain Disorders
Tatiana Popovitchenko, Mladen-Roko Rasin

29. The Spiritual Brain: Science and Religious Experience
Andrew Newberg

30. The Neurobiology of Moral Decision-Making, Embodied Cognition and the Case of Tolerance
Diana Stanciu

31. Insights into the Animal’s Mind
Gabriel Predoi, Iulian Raus, Florica Barbuceanu, Ioan Opris

32. Blood-Brain Barrier and Cognitive Function
Ana-Maria Zăgrean, Bogdan Ianosi, Cosmin Sonea, Ioan Opris, Leon Zăgrean

33. Application of a Conceptual Nanomedical Platform to Facilitate the Mapping of the Human Brain: Survey of Cognitive Functions and Implications
Angelika Domschke, Frank Josef Boehm

34. A Unified Physical Theory for CSF Circulation, Cooling and Cleaning of the Brain, Sleep, and Head Injuries in Degenerative Cognitive Disorders
Iype Cherian, Margarita Beltran

Keywords: Biomedicine, Neurosciences, Physics, general, Neurology, Behavioral Sciences

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Springer Series in Cognitive and Neural Systems
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