Questions on the Nature of memory, personality, etc.

David Longley David at longley.demon.co.uk
Thu May 13 13:29:52 EST 2004


In article <98d60386.0405130954.4d2ef583 at posting.google.com>, Quito 
Quito <qquito at hotmail.com> writes
>Hi, Robert:
>
>Does modern neuroscience accept the notion of "free will" as believed
>by Christians?
>
>I feel that a human being is just like a computer, only more complex.
>A human being does not have any "will", and all actions it takes is a
>result of passive reactions to external stimulations. A word or an
>idea you hear from a psychological therapist is just a stimulation.
>
>Roland
>
>robertmaertin at gmx.de (Robert M?rtin) wrote in message 
>news:<85d56b27.0405122306.5465d202 at posting.google.com>...
>> Hi
>> I agree with you that especially in the field of cognitive psychology
>> big words are drawn from poor experiments. I'm thinking of fMRI
>> studies where a neural correlate of some higher cognitive function
>> ......

For "free-will" see *operant behavior" and "operant conditioning".
-- 
David Longley



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