Architecture of Consciousness. Part Two: Molecular Structure and Biophysics of Memory

  • Wiesław L. Galus
Keywords: molecular background of memory; ephatic synaptic coupling; remembrance induction; memory reminding; attention switching


Part II explains molecular background of the memory based on the assumptions of Neuro-Electro-Dynamic postulated by Aur & Yog.  Biophysical mechanism of memory formation was indicated responsible also for senses and reflections through the ephatic inter-postsynaptic functional coupling which can induce Vadakkan semblions. WTA selective mechanism was proposed as the base for the model of attention switching. Relations between working, short term and permanent memory were indicated and their coherence with molecular memory formation process and pattern recognition. It was shown, permanent episodic memory requires  bottom-up signals time sequence conversion to the spatial distribution patterns forming dynamic semblions Past episodes reminding is possible by reciprocal transformation of these semblions. Innate neural network structures was discussed which ensure instinct behavior inheritance. These structure doesn’t exclude mind plasticity necessary for effective learning.


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