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Unformatted text preview: Behavioral Neuroscientists reject dualism = brain function can be explained entirely by the physical processes of the material world Phineas Gage (1840s) - laid explosives for RR construction Explosive packing device Lived like this for 12 years His personality changed --> more stubborn, lost social consciousness (cursed, lost friends) He had been stabbed in the prefrontal cortex--> important for inhibiting behaviors--> portion of brain affected by alcohol Phrenology - measuring bumps on head Experience - pups raised alone / with litter mates affects their behaviors to be social or isolate...
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