Medicine, Mind, and the Double Brain: A Study in Nineteenth-Century Thought

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Princeton University Press, Jan 1, 1989 - Medical - 352 pages
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"Anyone interested in the differences in function between the left and right brain hemispheres will find Anne Harrington's ?binturicul? Account a freshening and sobering revelation. Far from being a new field of neuroscience, cerebral laterality was the center of significant and impassioned controversy in the latter half of the nineteenth century, with ramifications into . . . Accurate, fascinating, and important."--Julian Jaynes, author of "The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind"

  

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Contents

The Pre1860 Legacy
6
Language Localization and the Problem of Asymmetry
35
LeftRight Polarities of Mind and Brain
70
The PostBroca Case for Duality of Mind Basic Issues and Themes
105
LeftBrain versus RightBrain Selves and the Problem of the Corpus Callosum
136
The Experimental Evidence Metalloscopy and HemiHypnosis
166
The Hughlings Jackson Perspective
206
Freud and Jacksons Double Brain The Case for a Psychoanalytic Debt
235
The Fate of the Double Brain
248
Guide to the Major Structures of the Human Brain Discussed in This Study
287
Addenda
290
References
291
Index
329
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