Progress in science

Progress in science - Ventricular localization- fluid...

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Progress in science: Data accumulation, conceptual/intellectual progess (like computer-brain analogy), technological advancements Localization of the Mind to the heart or brain Aristotle- Cardiocentric- heart was seat of intellect, perception, function Heart was warm, brain was cool. brain cools heart… Shakespeare: Fancy bread: heart or brain Broken heart, heart felt apology, etc. Earliest views regarding localization of mental function
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Unformatted text preview: Ventricular localization- fluid filled spaces in brain. Thoughts are fluid (connected, flowing) so this made some sense. Perception- lateral ventricle; Cognition-third ventricle; Memory- fourth ventricle. Ventricular localization: animal spirits (CSF) are instruments of soul, act on spirits by controlling flow of blood, etc. Something about instruments…...
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This note was uploaded on 05/28/2009 for the course COG 050.203.01 taught by Professor Dr.rapp during the Spring '09 term at Johns Hopkins.

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