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Michael W. Ridenhour gandalf at infi.net
Thu Jan 11 17:38:33 EST 1996

rcb1 at LEX.LCCC.EDU (Ron Blue) wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Dec 1995, Loren Randolph wrote:
> > I noted something interesting today, while sitting at my desk between
> > patients. I was touching my left palm with an opened pair of scissors,
> > and I noticed that, every time I touched the palm or fingers in two
> > places simultaneously with the scissors points, there seemed to be an
> > acoustic reflex- I could sense my eardrum move. This only happened
> > when I actually touched the hand, since I tried ruling out the
> > movement of the right hand as the cause. So I stuck a  tymp probe in
> > the right ear, and elicited a repeatible and very definite  (witnessed
> > by another audiologist) negative deflection on the bridge, Only
> > happened in the right ear, not a binaural thing. There have been
> > reports that negative deflections come from tensor vs stapedius
> > contractions. Wierd, huh?
> > Loren
> Wierd?  Not really.  Just additional support for correlational
> opponent processing.  If you want a copy let me know.  Ron Blue
> Abstract:
> The correlational opponent-processing theory is a neuro homeostasis
> integration psychological immune theory that would connect phenomena
> such as sensation, perception, movement, habituation, memory,
> representations, learning, cognition, personality, psychopathology,
> paradoxical integration, emotion, and evolution of the mind under a
> unified theory.
> Perception/learning/cognition may be viewed as an effort to assimilate
> and accommodate all experience into neuro-energy-efficient
> eigenfunction equivalence or quasi-holographic correlational opponent-
> processing recordings.
> Stimuli causes brain wave modulations which interact with carrier or
> reference wavelets.  This interaction creates a quasi-holographic
> stimulus wavelet.  The opponent-process creates an opposing quasi-
> holographic memory wavelet.  Through this process the correlations or
> associations of experience are encoded to memory.  Every wavelet,
> regardless of source or type, triggers an opposing wavelet.  The
> function of the opposing wavelet or feedback is to diminish the
> intensity of neural processing.  A wavelet potential is stored or hard
> wired as long-term potentiation opponent-processes in nerve cells and
> the interconnections between nerve cells.  The wavelets are quasi-
> holographic and allow recovery of information due to the interaction of
> reference carrier wavelets and stimuli, thought, motor movement, and
> emotional arousal.
> Outline:
>        Discussion
>        Neuro Net
>        Quasi-holographic wavelets
>        Habituation/immunization
>        Memory
>        Representations, copies or models
>        Learning/Cognition
>        Personality
>        Sensations and Perceptions
>        Movement
>        Emotion
>        Evolution
>        Tools
>        Implications
>        Conclusion and applications from COP theory
>             Discorrelation
>             Education
>             Biophysical
>             Intelligence
>             Defense Mechanisms
>             Brain damage
>             Creativity
>             Brain Tape
>             Computer Model
>             Conclusion
>        Bibliography
>        Acknowledgments

The keyword is psychobabble.

Michael Ridenhour

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