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An alternative View on Entropic Measures Applied to the Nervous System

Version 1 : Received: 21 April 2020 / Approved: 23 April 2020 / Online: 23 April 2020 (04:35:27 CEST)
Version 2 : Received: 13 November 2020 / Approved: 13 November 2020 / Online: 13 November 2020 (13:33:56 CET)

How to cite: Diego, M.M.; Perez Velazquez, J.L. An alternative View on Entropic Measures Applied to the Nervous System. Preprints 2020, 2020040402 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202004.0402.v2). Diego, M.M.; Perez Velazquez, J.L. An alternative View on Entropic Measures Applied to the Nervous System. Preprints 2020, 2020040402 (doi: 10.20944/preprints202004.0402.v2).

Abstract

In the same manner that there are several statements of the second law of thermodynamics but all of them are equivalent, it is possible that most of the entropic methods applied to the nervous system and brain in particular share a similar outcome, or essence, that helps understand some aspects of the fundamentals of basic neurodynamics. In this short review focused on certain aspects of the entropic metrics some results are examined that indicate the fundamental importance of the natural tendency towards a maximal energy distribution for healthy brain activity and thus cognition to emerge.

Subject Areas

entropy; information; nervous system; energy; cognition

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Received: 13 November 2020
Commenter: Mateos Diego
Commenter's Conflict of Interests: Author
Comment: We have changed the title and have gone deeper into some sections of the article
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