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Unformatted text preview: Christopher Evans Psych 1 Assignment #3 (Hebb) 2/18/07 Donald Hebb is a Canadian psychologist that did extensive work with the human brain and how it functions. This included a great deal of focus on the neural passages in the brain and how it attributed to particular functions. This included some major breakthroughs on the issue of assigning particular lobes of the brain to particular sensory functions like visual recognition in the right temporal lobe. The only major thing that Hebb is known for is providing evidence for the explanations between the function of the brain as an organ and the complex functions of the mind (including sensory activity and reasoning). He suggested the argument that the neural connections are attributed to the way in which we respond to different stimuli around us. Thus the input that the mind perceives every day through the senses has a profound effect on neural function and thus...
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