This is Your Brain

 

 

 


School: Yale Unversity
 
Lecture Title: This is Your Brain
 
Lecture Summary:
This lecture introduces students to two broad theories of how the mind relates to the body. Dualism is the ubiquitous and intuitive feeling that our conscious mind is separate from our physical bodies, whereas Materialism is the idea that all of our mental states are caused by physical states of the brain.
 
This lecture reviews arguments explaining why materialism has become the predominant theory of mind in psychology. This discussion is followed by a basic overview of the neurophysiology of the brain.
 

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2 thoughts on “This is Your Brain”
Charles

March 8, 2016

Very interesting lecture. Dualism is where my beliefs lean at this point.

Yonery

March 8, 2016

The brain is like a super computer, we are just scratching the surface of how everything works.

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