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Principles of Minimal Cognition: Casting Cognition as Sensorimotor Coordination
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We argue that minimal cognition is better explicated as a much more general biological phenomenon, allowing the lower bound of cognition to extend much further down the phylogenetic scale. Expand
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What nervous systems do: early evolution, input–output, and the skin brain thesis
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Nervous systems are standardly interpreted as information processing input–output devices. Expand
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Phylogenetic origins of biological cognition: convergent patterns in the early evolution of learning.
Various forms of elementary learning have recently been discovered in organisms lacking a nervous system, such as protists, fungi and plants. This finding has fundamental implications for how we viewExpand
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The biocognitive spectrum : biological cognition as variations on sensorimotor coordination
Een centrale claim in Van Duijns dissertatie is dat de fylogenetische basis van biocognitie ligt in sensorimotorcoordinatie: het vermogen van organismen om zich voort te bewegen en zich te orienterenExpand
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