General Systems Theory


In the grand scheme of things,

it is gsystemsh - coordinated wholes,

not the bits and pieces of reductionist science - that are truly amazing.



Triadic Cognition


What is unique about human beings?

Being able to think about three things at the same time.

Think about it.



Norman D. Cook


Informatics Faculty

Kansai University

Takatsuki, Osaka



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Reverse Perspective


Details on how to construct

a reverse perspective illusion

are here. And you thought you already understood pictorial depth perception?



Harmony Perception


Download the harmony

visualization software

here. The good news is

that harmony theory is not incomprehensible.




Some comments on the

significance of the physiology

of the gexcitableh membrane of the neuron for theories of

consciousness. Welcome to the 21st century.



Tone of Voice and Mind


A summary of a book

on cerebral laterality,

music perception and

speech prosody.



The Corpus Callosum


One of the most unusual aspects

of the human brain is cerebral laterality. And it is the corpus callosum that allows the cerebral hemispheres to communicate with each other.





Nuclear Structure


Nuclear physics is easier to understand than you might think! Quarks, strings and 11-dimensional space might also be real, but you should begin with the relatively tangible concepts of nuclear physics.



Last Updated: October 5, 2013