Chapter of the book

    Introduction

    Foreword

1  The evolutionary history of the brain - the concept of segments and neuron classes

2  The splitting of modalities and module formation - prerequisite for the division of labour in the brain

3.  Divergent modules of the brain

3.1. Divergence modules with vertical signal mixing

3.2.  Divergence modules with lateral signal propagation

3.3.  Modules with spatial signal propagation

3.4.  The disparity module

3.5.  The phase module

3.6.  The sensory focus module

4   The basal ganglia - a delay module

5   Convergence modules - inverse divergence modules

5.1 The convergence module for the colour module with vertical signal mixing

5.2 The convergence module with lateral signal superposition

6         The consequences of signal divergence for neuronal substructures

7         The storage module in the pontocerebellum

8       The inverse pontocerebellum

9       The module of the rotational memory in the limbic system

10      The further development of the ladder nervous system in humans

11      Language acquisition and language capacity

11.1    Sensory modules for language learning

12      The three subsystems of the human brain

13      List of figures

14      Bibliography