Nature's Mind: The Biological Roots of Thinking, Emotions, Sexuality, Language, and Intelligence

Nature s Mind The Biological Roots of Thinking Emotions Sexuality Language and Intelligence The co discoverer of the split brain theory tells how science is recasting the age old question of nature versus nurture to create a startling new view of human behavior Recent discoveries suggest tha

  • Title: Nature's Mind: The Biological Roots of Thinking, Emotions, Sexuality, Language, and Intelligence
  • Author: Michael S. Gazzaniga
  • ISBN: 9780465048632
  • Page: 159
  • Format: Paperback
  • The co discoverer of the split brain theory tells how science is recasting the age old question of nature versus nurture to create a startling new view of human behavior Recent discoveries suggest that natural selection affects not only physical characteristics but also mental processes, from learning to substance abuse.

    One thought on “Nature's Mind: The Biological Roots of Thinking, Emotions, Sexuality, Language, and Intelligence”

    1. interesting and a pretty easy read; his position is that human behavior and body issues are based more on evolutionary selection systems in the brain/body than we have previously thought; his position seems a bit extreme at times and would certainly annoy the creationists, psychoanalysts and behaviorists; he feels that most of the plasticity and "instructional" assumptions we've made are wrong

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