Summary: A new idea. Suppose the cortex is a 'representation' of the environment, i.e. corresponding
to events in the periphery (stimuli, reactions) there are events in the cortex. Nothing
new in this idea. But suppose that the cortex is more 'sensitive', so that if the
periphery is being driven out of its range of stability the corresponding variable
in the cortex will break first, i.e. get outside its range of stability, and thus switch to another portion of the
field (817), and change partially to another organisation. Cortex as 'sensitive' Reactions right and wrong Reflex, conditioned
Summary: A DIE can be demonstrated rigorously in a machine with memory, and by the same basic
operations as when there is no delay. Continued 6105
Summary: Learning by pain is fundamentally simpler (demands less communication ) than learning
by reward. Algedonic pain and pleasure different Learning pleasure versus pain Pain distinct from pleasure Pleasure different from pain
Summary: The great difference between teaching by pain and teaching by pleasure. 6550 Summary: To feel sympathy is to have no assurance that the other entity is really feeling.
6384 Pain distinct from pleasure Pleasure different from pain Sympathy proof of feeling?