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by ETSubmariner
Tue Sep 23, 2014 1:12 pm
Forum: The Nature of Consciousness: Its Features and Modes
Topic: The Unusual Language That Linguists Thought Couldn’t Exist
Replies: 2
Views: 14477

The Unusual Language That Linguists Thought Couldn’t Exist

Came across this article about a mode of communication some linguists felt unique. "ABSL provides fodder for researchers who reject the idea that there’s a genetic basis for the similarities found across languages. Instead, they argue, languages share certain properties because they all have to solv...
by ETSubmariner
Sun Sep 14, 2014 3:41 pm
Forum: The Nature of Consciousness: Its Features and Modes
Topic: Doctors Discover A Woman With No Cerebellum
Replies: 1
Views: 10039

Doctors Discover A Woman With No Cerebellum

An interesting patient: 24-year-old woman complaining of dizziness and nausea . . . . "A 24-year-old woman complaining of dizziness and nausea was admitted to a hospital in Shandong Province recently, where she told doctors she had struggled with balance all her life. When doctors performed a brain ...
by ETSubmariner
Sun Sep 14, 2014 3:36 pm
Forum: The Nature of Consciousness: Its Features and Modes
Topic: Mysterious Soundscapes
Replies: 1
Views: 9898

Mysterious Soundscapes

I came across this post: 10 Mysterious Soundscapes That Rocked The Ancient World . "Until recently, archaeology has focused almost exclusively on the visual, giving us a limited view of ancient cultures. But the emerging field of archaeoacoustics broadens our understanding from a cold snapshot of bo...
by ETSubmariner
Wed Sep 10, 2014 12:01 pm
Forum: The Nature of Consciousness: Its Features and Modes
Topic: Neuroscientist's Radical Theory of How Networks Become Consc
Replies: 1
Views: 9751

Neuroscientist's Radical Theory of How Networks Become Consc

Just saw this on Wired: A Neuroscientist's Radical Theory of How Networks Become Conscious . "It's a question that's perplexed philosophers for centuries and scientists for decades: Where does consciousness come from? We know it exists, at least in ourselves. But how it arises from chemistry and ele...
by ETSubmariner
Fri Aug 22, 2014 11:03 am
Forum: Mind from 9000 B.C. to 1000 A.D.: Analysis of Classic Literature, Linguistics, and Ancient Civilizations
Topic: Socrates vs. Aristotle - Which One Was Bicameral?
Replies: 3
Views: 17685

Re: Socrates vs. Aristotle - Which One Was Bicameral?

Although this is quite an old thread, pardon my necromancy, I wanted to recall that almost everything that we know of Socrates was written not by Socrates at all, but by others - Plato Xenophon, others. Can we point to a person and say that is the real Socrates? Such an awareness leaves us with the ...
by ETSubmariner
Thu Aug 21, 2014 10:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Welcome / Introductions
Replies: 29
Views: 55551

Re: Welcome / Introductions

Hello, I am a librarian who is quite interested in Bicameralism, and also in the catastrophes of the earlier civilizations. In other venues, after reading peer-reviewed studies about the electromagnetic alterations experienced by the planet during the Bicameral timeline, as evidenced in the geologic...
by ETSubmariner
Thu Aug 21, 2014 9:57 am
Forum: The Bicameral Mind: Breakdown, Neurological Model, Evolution, etc.
Topic: Nonliteral Understanding of Number Words - PNAS
Replies: 0
Views: 10842

Nonliteral Understanding of Number Words - PNAS

I came across this peer-reviewed, full text study at PNAS: Nonliteral understanding of number words via this article: How numbers help us spot metaphors and irony Abstract: "One of the most puzzling and important facts about communication is that people do not always mean what they say; speakers oft...
by ETSubmariner
Thu Aug 21, 2014 9:50 am
Forum: News Items Related to Jaynes's Theory
Topic: Talking to Ourselves: The Science of the Little Voice...
Replies: 1
Views: 8309

Talking to Ourselves: The Science of the Little Voice...

I came across this article in The Guardian - Talking to Ourselves: The Science of the Little Voice in Your Head by 'Peter Moseley, PhD student in the psychology department at Durham University; he works with the Hearing the Voice project.' "If we want to understand what's happening in the brain when...