miércoles, 7 de diciembre de 2011

The central nervous system, a dissipative structure.

“You and I are searching too here up different things. Because I'm looking more certainty: so I came around Zaratustra. Because it is the tower and the strongest will, today which all vacillate and the earth shakes.
But as for you, at saw your eyes, almost bet that you are looking more uncertainty, more suffering, more danger, more earthquake." 
                                                                   Friedrich W. Nietzsche

Our text begins between Schrödinger (1944) and Norwich (1993) theories, and now we have a new knowledge about human behavior. According to Schrodinger theory, living creatures are a dissipative structure of entropy (in thermodynamics terms). That is, a ordered system which consume <<shelf energy>> and generates entropy in environment. The entropy is the magnitude which leads all creatures to the death, that is, leads to the thermal equilibrium.  
The new theory of Kenneth H. Norwich explains that the sensation is a proportion to entropy of the stimulus (in informatics terms, in Shannon’s work.) Our perception is relative. When we see an object, we perceive one quantum of entropy in proportion to information than we have. When a event was finished, the entropy is vanished, and we receive a quantum of information in proportion to information reduced. The information reduced, or perceived, depends of information than we have a priori.

Following these steps, here propose a hypothesis: our mind, or our central nervous system, is a thermodynamic system alive, that is, one dissipative structure of informatics entropy which consumes order, information. Our thesis explains that the central nervous system is one dissipative structure of uncertainty, which consumes information, and also is a genetic structure which consumes <<shelf entropy>>, and dissipates heat.