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[Neuroscience] Re: Wherefore art thou Neuron Code?

Glen M. Sizemore via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by gmsizemore2 from yahoo.com)
Mon Apr 2 13:07:26 EST 2007


"Entertained by my own EIMC" <write_to_eimc from ozemail.com.au> wrote in message 
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> "Glen M. Sizemore" <gmsizemore2 from yahoo.com> wrote in message 
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>> The general point to be made is that, in many, many cases in 
>> neuroscience, behavior hasn't been broken down into the right analytical 
>> units - that is, the conceptual structure inherited from mainstream 
>> psychology is, literally, nonsense.
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> You obvously both have a valid point AND get to feel good by making it.
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>> Note that, despite Kandel's careless
> > language, "habituation" is conceptually clean.
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> IOW, it is a concept you can understand.

No, I mean that when you take time to carefully analyze it, it isn't stupid 
like the storage and retrieval metaphors and 99% of the other junk that 
characterizes cognitve "science."

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