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The Triune Brain in Evolution: Role in Paleocerebral Functions Hardcover – 31 Jan 1990

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  • Hardcover: 704 pages
  • Publisher: Springer; 1990 ed. edition (31 Jan. 1990)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0306431688
  • ISBN-13: 978-0306431685
  • Product Dimensions: 15.6 x 4.1 x 23.4 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 2,222,482 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The brains of advanced mammals comprise an interconnected amalgamation of three main analyzers that in their structure and chemistry reflect developments identified, respectively, with reptiles, early mammals, and late mammals. The main substance of MacLean's (National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD) examination concerns comparative neuro

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The main substance of the present book concerns comparative neurobehavioral and clinical studies germane to evolutionary considerations. Here the evidence, along with other considerations, seems to present an surmountable obstacle to our ever obtaining confidence in scientific or other intellectual beliefs---a confidence that is essential to make it worthwhile to pursue a search for the meaning of life. If the reader were able to contradict or circumvent the interpretations that have been reached in this respect, that would be a contribution of endless value.

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