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Brain physiology and the mind in the nineteenth century.
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PMID:  22947379     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article explores the integration of research and theory in nineteenth-century neurophysiology. Four generalities combine to explain their integration. They are the core beliefs of the neurologists, the pervasive habit of perceiving mind when observing behavior, the criteria for the existence of mind, and mind as an efficient cause. These generalities help explain specific choices made by certain researchers to work within the traditional model of the nervous system, to reject materialism, and to find intelligence and voluntary behaviors in physiological systems.
Authors:
J Wayne Lazar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the history of the neurosciences     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1744-5213     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hist Neurosci     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-05     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9441330     Medline TA:  J Hist Neurosci     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  343-65     Citation Subset:  IM; QIS    
Affiliation:
a Department of Psychiatry , Center for Neuropsychological Services , New York , NY , USA.
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