The Triune Brain in Evolution

The Triune Brain in Evolution

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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.The forebrain of a 2- to 3-foot pike is about 3 mm long, while that of a finger- FISH REPTILE length lizard is also about 3 mm. (Pike) (Anolis Lizard) diagram in Figure 3-2 depicts the brain of a teleost fish in which the forebrain is less than half anbsp;...

Title:The Triune Brain in Evolution
Author:P.D. MacLean
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 1990-01-31


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