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The biogenic approach to cognition
  • Pamela Lyon
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Cognitive Processing
  • 1 March 2006
The paper describes the frameworks and infers from them ten empirical principles—the biogenic ‘family traits’—that constitute constraints on biogenic theorizing. Expand
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The cognitive cell: bacterial behavior reconsidered
  • Pamela Lyon
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Front. Microbiol.
  • 14 April 2015
Research on how bacteria adapt to changing environments underlies the contemporary biological understanding of signal transduction (ST), and ST provides the foundation of the information-processingExpand
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The Human Stain
The Human StainIf Saul Bellow's early novel, The Adventures of Augie March, inspired Roth at the beginning of his career to write about a generation of Jews younger than the immigrant Jews ofExpand
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What nervous systems do: early evolution, input–output, and the skin brain thesis
Nervous systems are standardly interpreted as information processing input–output devices. Expand
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From quorum to cooperation: lessons from bacterial sociality for evolutionary theory.
  • Pamela Lyon
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Studies in history and philosophy of biological…
  • 1 December 2007
The study of cooperation and altruism, almost since its inception, has been carried out without reference to the most numerous, diverse and very possibly most cooperative domain of life on theExpand
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Autopoiesis and knowing: Reflections on Maturana's Biogenic Explanation of Cognition
Maturana advanced the rst systematic explanation of cognition based solely on biological principles since Aristotle. Expand
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The human stain: Why cognitivism can't tell us what cognition is & what it does
What is cognition? It is now common knowledge that, so far, no one has a ready answer. It is much less generally acknowledged that this is a matter of strong concern when it comes to the furtherExpand
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Stress in Mind
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The Mind, the World and the Body
The foundational problem for cognition