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A brain for all seasons

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  01 May 2007

R. Allen Gardner
Affiliation:
Department of Psychology and Center for Advanced Studies, University of Nevada, Reno, NV 89557. gardner@unr.edu

Abstract

Merker's fine article opens a new view of brain function consistent with current developments in robotics, heuristics, and fuzzy logic. A reciprocal, tripartite organization of input/motivation/output in the midbrain can accomplish the practical tasks of a brain. A bold move places consciousness in the midbrain, raising profound questions about the practical nature of consciousness.

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2007 Cambridge University Press

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