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Darwin-L Message Log 7:12 (March 1994)

Academic Discussion on the History and Theory of the Historical Sciences

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<7:12>From jkp@world.std.com  Tue Mar  8 07:26:03 1994

Date: Tue, 8 Mar 1994 08:25:57 -0500 (EST)
From: John K Pearce <jkp@world.std.com>
Subject: Re: Superposition
To: darwin-l@ukanaix.cc.ukans.edu

On Mon, 7 Mar 1994, JOHN LIMBER wrote:

> Hi-regarding Sagan and naive brain structure, it is more than likely he is
> using Paul McLean's lifelong work on the "Triune Brain" (PL has lengthy book
> by that title but I don't have the full reference handy).  Anyway, PL has a
> surprising amount of evidence at anatomical, biochemical, and behavior levels
> of analysis for his conjecture.  While PL almost certainly has cartooned the
> evolution of brains, the evidence he has collected--much of it his own work
> at NIH?--is very interesting.  regards, John Limber, Psychology UNH

"The Triune Brain in Evolution: Role in Palecerebral Functions" Paul
D. MacLean, Plenum Press, NY 1990

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