This book introduces a new way of thinking about information and the important role it plays in living systems. It explains the workings of the brain in non-mechanical terms and opens up new avenues for exploring how cells and organisms change and adapt.The Bridge Between Biology, Brain, and Behavior Anthony Reading. Preface. The book introduces a radically new way of thinking about information and the central role it plays in living systems. ... to meaningful information is the key that enables them to decipher their genetic heritage, regulate their internal milieu, and navigate safely through their surroundings. ... the relatively simple tropisms that guide single-cell organisms, the rudimentary nervous systems of invertebrates, and theanbsp;...
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