Psychological Concepts and Neuroscience
rcb5 at MSN.COM
Fri Mar 7 20:03:06 EST 1997
From: nobody at valise.com on behalf of Christian Francais
Sent: Friday, March 07, 1997 4:26 PM
To: neur-sci at net.bio.net
Subject: Psychological Concepts and Neuroscience
Is it possible to deduce psychological concepts from neuroscientific
studies, esp. those dealing with single-neuron experiments?
In the reverse instance, can psychological concepts be applied to
neural mechanisms? Especially, I have in mind Jungian Psychology,
and the concepts of the 'archetype' and the 'collective unconscious'.
Is there any neuroscientific literature dealing with this aspect?
Yes to both of your questions. Science is a collective effort.
Information that lives on and is repeated would be considered
to be in the zeitgeist. While it is still to early to know for
sure, I feel Correlational Opponent-Processing meets both of
your criteria. If you want the paper ask for at
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