Suggested reading

1. Astrocytes and brain metabolism

Allaman I., Belanger M. & Magistretti P.J. (2011). Astrocyte-neuron metabolic relationships: For better and for worse. Trends in Neuroscience, 34(2), 76-87.

Fields R.D. (2009). The other brain. Simon and Schuster.

Jourdain P., Bergensen L.H., Bhaukaurally K., Bezzi P., Santello M., Domercq M. …. &  Volterra A. (2007). Glutamate exocytosis from astrocytes controls synaptic strength.   Nature. Neuroscience, 10(3), 331-339.

Koob A. (2009). The root of thought. Unlocking glia. Pearson Education.

2. Time, space and antimatter

Greene B. (2004). The fabric of the cosmos. Space. Time. And the texture of the reality. Vintage Books.

Kaku M. (1994). Hyperspace. A scientific odyssey through parallel universes, time wraps and the tenth dimension. Oxford University Press.

Prigogine I. i Stengers I. (1997). The end of certainty: time, choas, and the new laws of nature. The Free Press.

Wilczek F. i Devine B. (1987). Longing for the harmonies. Penguin Books.

3. Determinism, reductionism and complexity theory

Mainzer K. (2003). Thinking in complexity. Springer-Verlag.

Popper K. R. (1988). The open universe: an argument for indeterminism. Routledge.

4. Embodied mind

Damasio A.R. (1994). Descarte’s error: Emotion, reason, and the human brain. Penguin Putnam.

Damasio A. R. (1999). The feeling of what happens. Body and emotion in the making of consciousness. Harcourt Inc.

Edelman G. M. (1992). Bright air, brilliant fire. On the matter of the mind. Basic Books.

Searle J.C. (1980). Minds, brains, and programs. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 3, 417-424.

5. The attempt to explain consciousness by quantum physics

Penrose R. (1997). The large, the small and the human mind. Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge.