Limbic System - What's in, What's out (Evolution)

Rainer Schandry schandry at mip.paed.uni-muenchen.de
Wed Mar 8 22:21:51 EST 1995


In article <3iqgl7$peq at cat.cis.Brown.EDU> ST004131 at brownvm.brown.edu (Justin Baker) writes:
>From: ST004131 at brownvm.brown.edu (Justin Baker)
>Subject: Re: Limbic System - What's in, What's out (Evolution)
>Date: Sun, 26 Feb 1995 13:18:50 EST

>As an evolutionary biologist, you may find the following interesting.

>A neurosurgeon friend of mine working in Bethesda has recently written
>a fascinating extended paper regarding the evolution of the limbic system
>in connection with a theory of human consciousness.

>The paper is entitled "THE NEUROBIOLOGY OF EMOTION AND THE EVOLUTION OF
>    MIND" by Dr. Ayub Ommaya, President of the Neuroscience Foundation.

>Dr. Ommaya is a veteran neuroscientist (I believe he is presently working
>on CSF transplants as a treatment for diabetes, of all things!), and he
>is quite brilliant.  At the same time, I am not certain that this paper
>has yet been published.

>When I spoke with him about it, he seemed quite proud of it -- and rightly
>so.  If anyone is interested please let me know by e-mail.  I may be able
>to make a few copies of what I have.  I also may be able to locate a more
>substantial reference.

>Justin Baker     st004131 at brownvm.brown.edu




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