binding problem


Also found in: Wikipedia.

binding problem

A term of art referring to the unexplained phenomenon in which sensory signals from various neurones in the brain are integrated, resulting in perception of a single message.
References in periodicals archive ?
The binding problem in the physical sciences refers to how perception occurs as a result of the processes of the central nervous system.
The book is an excellent resource for someone interested in representation, though it leaves out the binding problem.
Investigators refer to the brain's puzzling adeptness at weaving unified scenes and meanings out of diverse sensory threads as the binding problem.
Scientists refer to this as the binding problem and have suggested answers involving the timing of cell firing or brain wave synchronicity.
So, it appears that protein-glutaminase deamidation can reduce flavor binding problems encountered in high protein-containing foods and beverages.
If the yoke isn't in exact alignment with this hole, the center pin will bear on just one side of pinhole and can cause dragging or binding problems, especially if the extractor isn't well centered in the cylinder.
BINDING PROBLEMS Like all refs, Gutteridge has a lot to look for.
The Centrifugal Sifter eliminates dust problems, while reducing binding problems.
The Glide-Rite ejector pins are manufactured from H-13 steel, surface hardened, and coated with a special lubricant-retaining phosphorous manganese application that is said to reduce ejector-system binding problems and increase wear resistance.
In most cases, the best way to avoid binding problems is to reduce the screw diameter in the feed section by at least 0.