Preface. List of Contributors. Historical Perspective. Control systems with a priori intentions register environmental disturbances a posteriori (W.A. Hershberger). William James, chaos theory, and conscious experience (A.R. Bailey). Systems theories: their origins, foundations, and development (A. Laszlo, S. Krippner). Systems-theoretical Models of Perception. Neural networks and perception (I.E. Dror, C.S. Schreiner). Broad mindedness and perceptual flexibility: lessons from dynamic ecosystems (W.A. Johnston et al.). Sensory capture and the projection of conscious perception (T.M. Cowan et al.). Systems-theoretical Models of Perception and Action. Perceiving one's own action–and what it leads to (B. Hommel). Intentionality, perception, and autocatalytic closure: a potential means of repaying psychology's conceptual debt (J.Scott Jordan). What do event-related brain potentials tell us about the organization of action: cognitive-psychological and biological approaches (B. Kotchoubey). Chaos-theoretical Models of Perception. How a priori image-schematic, simulative neuro-algorithms provide us with mental universals which parallel physical world principles (L.R. Vandervert). Visual perception at the edge of chaos (C. van Leeuwen). Phase transistions in cognition
(G. Vetter, M. Stadler). Stability and instability in the dynamics of perceptual learning (J.B. Cooney). Author and subject index.