Brain Grounded Theory of Temporal and Spatial Design

Brain Grounded Theory of Temporal and Spatial Design

In this book, brain-grounded theory of temporal and spatial design in architecture and the environment is discussed.

Author: Yoichi Ando

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9784431558910

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 185

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In this book, brain-grounded theory of temporal and spatial design in architecture and the environment is discussed. The author believes that it is a key to solving such global problems as environmental disorders and severe climate change as well as conflicts that are caused by the ill-conceived notion of “time is money”. There are three phases or aspects of a person’s life: the physical life, the spiritual or mental life, and the third stage of life, when a person moves from middle age into old age and can choose what he or she wishes to do instead of simply what must be done. This book describes the temporal design of the environment based on the theory of subjective preference, which could make it possible for an individual to realize a healthy life in all three phases. In his previously published work, the present author wrote that the theory of subjective preference has been established for the sound and visual fields based on neural evidence, and that subjective preference is an overall response of cooperating temporal and spatial factors, associated with the brain’s left and right hemispheres, respectively. In this book, based on that theory, some examples are shown for the temporal design of architecture and the environment, which may play important roles in the development of personality, thus inducing creativity. Also discussed is how all individuals may find their own personality and develop it according to the preferred direction of their individual lives.
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Signal Processing in Auditory Neuroscience

Signal Processing in Auditory Neuroscience

Ando Y. Brain-Grounded Theory of Temporal and Spatial Design in Architecture and the Environment. Tokyo: Springer; 2016. Jeffress LA. A place theory of sound localization. J Comp Physiol Psychol. 1948;41:35e39. Licklider JCR.

Author: Yoichi Ando

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128159392

Category: Medical

Page: 120

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Signal Processing in Auditory Neuroscience: Temporal and Spatial Features of Sound and Speech discusses how the physical attributes of different sounds manifest in neural signals and how to tease-apart their different influences. It includes EEG/MEG as additional variables to be considered when studying neural mechanisms of auditory processing in general, specifically in speech. Focuses on signal processing in human auditory-neuroscience Contains information that will be useful to researchers using a MEG/EEG recording of brain activity to study neural mechanisms of auditory processing and speech Gives an important overview and methodological background for techniques that are useful in human auditory-neuroscience
Categories: Medical

Design User Experience and Usability Design Philosophy and Theory

Design  User Experience  and Usability  Design Philosophy and Theory

The design implications of tracked media expand static imagery and film to use notions of architecture or ... inhabit space in many ways, both for internal and external spaces and within different scopes of spatial and temporal realms.

Author: Aaron Marcus

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9783030235703

Category: Computers

Page: 608

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The four-volume set LNCS 11583, 11584, 11585, and 11586 constitutes the proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Design, User Experience, and Usability, DUXU 2019, held as part of the 21st International Conference, HCI International 2019, which took place in Orlando, FL, USA, in July 2019. The total of 1274 papers and 209 posters included in the 35 HCII 2019 proceedings volumes was carefully reviewed and selected from 5029 submissions. DUXU 2019 includes a total of 167 regular papers, organized in the following topical sections: design philosophy; design theories, methods, and tools; user requirements, preferences emotions and personality; visual DUXU; DUXU for novel interaction techniques and devices; DUXU and robots; DUXU for AI and AI for DUXU; dialogue, narrative, storytelling; DUXU for automated driving, transport, sustainability and smart cities; DUXU for cultural heritage; DUXU for well-being; DUXU for learning; user experience evaluation methods and tools; DUXU practice; DUXU case studies.
Categories: Computers

Embodied and grounded cognition

Embodied and grounded cognition

Indeed, one important aspect of embodied models is that they should be coherent at the architectural level; or, ... any kind of modular design in which functionalities are partly or completely encapsulated and do not interact, ...

Author: Anna Borghi

Publisher: Frontiers E-books

ISBN: 9782889190133

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In the last 10-15 years, the "embodied" and "grounded" cognition approach has become widespread in all fields related to cognitive science, such as cognitive and social psychology, neuroscience, philosophy, anthropology, computational modelling and robotics. According to this approach, our cognitive activity is grounded in sensory-motor processes and situated in specific contexts and situations. Therefore, in this view, concepts consist of the reactivation of the same neural pattern that is present when we perceive and/or interact with the objects they refer to. In the same way, understanding language would imply forming a mental simulation of what is linguistically described. This simulation would entail the recruitment of the same neurons that are activated when actually acting or perceiving the situation, action, emotion, object or entity described by language. In the last years a lot of evidence has been collected in favour of EC and GC view. The aim of this Research Topic is twofold. First, it intends to give an idea of the field of embodied and grounded cognition in its broadness. We therefore intend to invite scientists of different disciplines (anthropology, philosophy, linguistics, cognitive and social psychology, neuroscience, computer science) to submit their proposals. The second aim of this Research Topicis to focus on some challenges that in our opinion embodied and grounded theories of cognition need to face. First, we believe that one important challenge for EC and GC views is to account for the way the so-called "abstract concepts" and abstract words are represented. Evidence on the representation of concrete concepts and words is compelling, whereas evidence on abstract concepts representation is still too scarce and limited to restricted domains. We therefore welcome proposals dealing with this complex issue. Second, we think that embodied and grounded theories of cognition would need to formulate more precise hypotheses, and that in general within the field a larger theoretical effort should be made. It is striking that, even if a lot of work in the field of computational modelling and robotics starts from an embodied approach, experimental and modelling work on embodied cognition remain somehow separate. We therefore invite researchers to submit papers proposing models which might help to explain phenomena as well as to constrain and specify in more detail the predictions and the claims advanced within the framework of EC and GC theories.
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Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Much of the concern for the environment has been stimulated by doomsday predictions of lethal changes in the ... This evidence supported the idea of continental drift, a theory which many Earth scientists rejected as heresy for decades.

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The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is the premier public resource on scientific and technological developments that impact global security. Founded by Manhattan Project Scientists, the Bulletin's iconic "Doomsday Clock" stimulates solutions for a safer world.
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Dissertation Abstracts International

Dissertation Abstracts International

MEMS A. , S. , MEMS Proof of feasibility of a free - space optical cross - connect system using digital MEMS . ... that influence recruitment and retention of men in nursing : A grounded theory study of socializing men into nursing .

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105121649235

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Categories: Dissertations, Academic

Mind and Nature

Mind and Nature

This collection of essays extends the microgenetic theory of the mind/brain state to basic problems in process psychology and philosophy of mind.

Author: Jason Brown

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated

ISBN: UOM:39015050257172

Category: Philosophy

Page: 181

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This collection of essays extends the microgenetic theory of the mind/brain state to basic problems in process psychology and philosophy of mind. The author's microtemporal model of brain activity and psychological events, which was originally based on clinical studies of patients with focal brain damage, is here extended to such topics as the concept of the moment in Buddhist philosophy, conscious and unconscious thought, the nature of the self, subjective time and aesthetic perception. The author develops a highly original psychology of mental process, actually a 'cognitive metaphysics', which is grounded in brain physiology and clinical psychopathology. A central theme is that the natural categories that arise in the extensibility of temporal data are continuous with conceptual structures in the human mind.
Categories: Philosophy

Musical Semantics

Musical Semantics

This is the semantic aspect of music: how can something like an auditory stream of structured sound evoke such a strong reaction in the listener? The book is in two parts.

Author: Ole Kühl

Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated

ISBN: UOM:39015064199923

Category: Music

Page: 261

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Music offers a new insight into human cognition. The musical play with sounds in time, in which we share feelings, gestures and narratives, has fascinated people from all times and cultures. The author studies this semiotic behavior in the light of research from a number of sources. Being an analytical study, the volume combines evidence from neurobiology, developmental psychology and cognitive science. It aims to bridge the gap between music as an empirical object in the world and music as lived experience. This is the semantic aspect of music: how can something like an auditory stream of structured sound evoke such a strong reaction in the listener? The book is in two parts. In the first part, the biological foundations of music and their cognitive manifestations are considered in order to establish a groundwork for speaking of music in generic, cross-cultural terms. The second part develops the semantic aspect of music as an embodied, emotively grounded and cognitively structured expression of human experience.
Categories: Music