MCDB27 2

MCDB27 2 - Where in the brain is memory located? no...

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Where in the brain is memory located? no distinct localization—very old view paradigm shift memory is localized—old view memory is localized as fragments in different brain locations—current view
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Franz Joseph Gall (1758-1828) the originator of what later became phrenology
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With great ease Gall differentiated the more distinguished thieves from those less dangerous, and in every case gave a description which tallied with the record of the trial of the prisoner. ".'he disposition to thieving was most marked in the prisoner Columbus, and amongst the youths … Gall advised that he should be kept in prison for life, as he will never be anything else than a "good- for-nothing." In both cases the acts of the trial showed an abnormally active disposition to thieving. What man of feeling, for morality and religion will be able to read this without amazement? A fanatic advised the perpetual internment of a child, which has stolen once and is supposed to have an imaginary organ of thieving. Mankind must revolt when it hears that a preacher of fatalistic theories promulgates teaching which would be abhorred even by the most savage people without morals and religion. Johann Gottlieb Walter (1734-1818) wrote that Gall's system was a dangerous form of determinism or fatalism.
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Homonculus
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MCDB27 2 - Where in the brain is memory located? no...

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