neural basis for empathy/

Eliot Gelwan eliot.gelwan at
Mon Jan 3 05:36:00 EST 1994

At 23:36 on 12-30-93, Glenne at discussed "neural basis for 
empathy/" with All:

[G ]: "Hi...   Would anyone like to 
[G ]: "speculate on the neural basis of empathy 
[G ]: "and conscience?   

See the late Norma Geschwind's writings on the right-hemisphere syndrome. 
See the current literature on autism (a good starting point might be 
Oliver Sacks'recent article in the New Yorker). See recent writings on 
Asberger's Syndrome. These might be construed as neurally based failures 
of empathic capacity, at least somewhat.

...eliot (eliot.gelwan at

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