Neurobiology of "Umwelt": How Living Beings Perceive the World

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At the beginning of the 20th century, German biologist Jakob von Uexkull created the concept of "Umwelt" to denote the environment as experienced by a subject. This concept of environment differs from the idea of passive surroundings and is defined not just by physical surroundings, but is rather a "subjective universe", a space weighted with meaning. Today, neuroscience provides a new way to look at the brain's capability to create a representation of the world. At the same time behavioural specialists are demonstrating ...

Neurobiology of "Umwelt": How Living Beings Perceive the World 2010, Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K, Berlin

ISBN-13: 9783642099427

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Neurobiology of "Umwelt": How Living Beings Perceive the World 2008, Springer

ISBN-13: 9783540858966

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