[Neuroscience] Re: why did humans grow a bigger neocortex?

John H. via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by bingblat from goaway.com.au)
Thu Jul 19 09:42:23 EST 2007


"Glen M. Sizemore" <gmsizemore2 from yahoo.com> wrote in message
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> >>> More Technical but he is a king in this area: Joseph Le doux: The
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> >> And what a clever start; a title that is a category error.
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> > What he actually studies, though, is the physiology of classical
> > conditioning. At least that's what he describes in "The Synaptic Self".
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> But a cursory look shows how he contributes to the conceptual muddle.

Perhaps more correctly his publisher. Book titles are marketing devices,
applying literalism to the same is like expecting peace in the Middle East.
The text is an excellent introduction on fear conditioning and it
neurobiological underpinnings.

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