This is the fifth post based on “The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High Tech World” by Drs. Adam Gazzaley and Larry Rosen. The (pre) in prefrontal cortex refers to its location in the brain. 575 palabras más
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By: Rachel Lyle, June 16th, 2017
Here is my third and final paper from Philosophy class:
Rene Decartes in his meditations on first philosophy, in Meditation VI entitled “On The Existence of Material Objects and the Real Distinction of Mind from Body” argues that dualism is true and that the mind and body are two separate entities. 1.002 palabras más
Why Brain Scientists Are Still Obsessed With The Curious Case Of Phineas Gage - Jon Hamilton May 21, 2017 5:00 AM ET
It took an explosion and 13 pounds of iron to usher in the modern era of neuroscience.
In 1848, a 25-year-old railroad worker named Phineas Gage was blowing up rocks to clear the way for a new rail line in Cavendish, Vt. 145 palabras más