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Studies on the Structure of Time From Physics to Psycho(Patho)Logy

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ISBN-10: 030646439X

ISBN-13: 9780306464393

Edition: 2000

Authors: Rosolino Buccheri, Metod Saniga, Vito Di Ges�

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Every human being is aware of the flow of time. This fact is embodied in the existence of such notions as the past and the future, the two domains being separated from each other by the single moment of the present. While the past is regarded as fixed and definite, the future is viewed as unknown, uncertain, and undetermined. The only perceivable moment is the present, the `now' - the ever-changing point moving from the past into the future. Physics tells us a different story: not only are the vast majority of physical laws time-reversible, but the concept of the `now' itself has no place at all in physics. In other words, the equations of physics do not distinguish between the past and…    
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Book details

List price: $179.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 9/30/2000
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 306
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.782

Introduction
Studies on the structure of time
An interdisciplinary approach looking at new scientific investigation methodologies
Biological and Psychological Aspects of Time. Psychological Time. Memory, Attention, and Consciousness
The mental clock model. Studies on the estimation of time
The perception of time
Subjective Time Versus Proper (Clock) Time
Life Experience and the psychological suffering: psychiatric patients' perception
Time in biological systems
Temporal Aspects of Neuronal Binding
Do it with rhythm. How internal clocks can simplify life for artificial and biological organisms
Quantum Physics and arrow of time. Pregeometry and the Trans-Temporal Object
Quantum correlations, large scale structure of the universe and temporal non-locality
Algebraic Geometry: a Tool for Resolving the Enigma of Time? M. Saniga
Discrete spacetime: classical causality, prediction, retrodiction and the mathematical arrow of time
Scaling in cosmology and the arrow of time
The Arrow of Time. First direct observation of Time-Reversal Non-Invariance
Real or illusive time?
The Parameters of Temporal Correspondence in a Continuous State Conscious Universe
Bergsonian Time and System Maturation
Time, Chaos & Entropy
How was Time before time?
Three philosophical points about time
Author/Name index
Subject index
Appendix