Archive for Julian Jaynes

Of Marshmallows, Brain Plasticity and Attachment (part IV)

Have you ever had this experience? You’re about to attempt an activity for the first time, say, snowboarding. You’ve taken a few lessons but now you’re on your own. There’s a bit of danger and a bit of risk. You ask yourself, “Will I fall getting onto the lift? Getting off the lift? Going down […]

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Summarizing Neurologist Elkhonon Goldberg’s Book Entitled “The New Executive Brain: Frontal Lobes in a Complex World” (Part I)

In my post of November 21st, 2011, I mentioned that I would be summarizing a fascinating book by the neurologist Elkhonon Goldberg entitled The New Executive Brain: Frontal Lobes in a Complex World. Well, this post contains my promised summary. This summary will take the form of a series of bullet points contained within multiple […]

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