In this post, we will see the book How reliable is the brain? by E. Asratyan and P. Simonov.
About the book
The book deals with topical problems of contemporary neurophysiology related to the restoration of impaired functions of the central nervous system.
The fundamental principles underlying the work of the brain, which enable it to function for many years without interruption, today command the interest of experts not only in medicine and biology, but in automation as well. This is because these principles can be utilized to make computing systems more reliable.
The book was translated from the Russian by Boris Belitsky and was published by Mir in 1960s (exact date is not given).
THE NO. 1 PROBLEM 7
THE CENTRAL “CONTROL PANEL’ OF THE ORGANISM 14
PROTECTIVE INHIBITION 58
LATENT RESERVES 109
INDEPENDENCE AND CENTRALISM 124
THE “SUPREME ORGAN’’ OF RESTORATION AND DEFENCE 140
LEARNING FROM NATURE 171