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by jamesadrian
Sat Jan 04, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: The Nature of Consciousness: Its Features and Modes
Topic: Cognition
Replies: 0
Views: 83

Cognition

When I signed in, I first searched for the term cognition. I found nothing. I googled the term and got this: ------------------------------- The mental action or process of acquiring knowledge and understanding through thought, experience, and the senses. Similar meanings include perception, discern...
by jamesadrian
Sat Dec 28, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: The Bicameral Mind: Breakdown, Neurological Model, Evolution, etc.
Topic: Bicameral Laughter
Replies: 1
Views: 852

Bicameral Laughter

Did early bicameral people laugh?

Thank you for your help.


Jim Adrian
by jamesadrian
Tue Dec 24, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Recent Experiment Explanations
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Re: Recent Experiment Explanations

I just found a kindle version of the Jansian 2009 "New Evidence for Jaynes's Neurological Model: A Research Update."

Where do I find the non-electronic printed book?

Thank you for your help.


Jim Adrian
by jamesadrian
Tue Dec 24, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Recent Experiment Explanations
Replies: 2
Views: 117

Recent Experiment Explanations

I am looking for experiments done or explained in a recent book. Does anybody have a recommendation?

Thank you for your help.

Jim Adrian
by jamesadrian
Wed Aug 07, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: The Nature of Consciousness: Its Features and Modes
Topic: Visual Thinking
Replies: 3
Views: 2230

Re: Visual Thinking

Moderator,

Thank you for this very clarifying answer.

Jim Adrian
by jamesadrian
Sun Aug 04, 2019 1:34 pm
Forum: The Nature of Consciousness: Its Features and Modes
Topic: Visual Thinking
Replies: 3
Views: 2230

Visual Thinking

It seems that the kind of mind space we now have is geometric and was developed as a result of the development of language. I would like to understand how this relates to visual thinking. From at least the age of five, and thought my adult life, I have routinely done what I regard as visual thinking...
by jamesadrian
Sun Jul 28, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: The Nature of Consciousness: Its Features and Modes
Topic: The metaphor "me"
Replies: 3
Views: 1631

Re: The metaphor "me"

I noticed that there are 586 views but no reply. Maybe if I elaborate a bit on my thinking there will be something to talk about. I sometimes use the word "me" to indicate who I am referring to. In the question "Is the document intended for Jane, or Robert, or me?" I do not see the word as a metapho...
by jamesadrian
Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: The Nature of Consciousness: Its Features and Modes
Topic: The metaphor "me"
Replies: 3
Views: 1631

The metaphor "me"

I don't yet see how the word "me" is a metaphor.

Does anybody have a complete explanation?

Thank you for your help.

Jim Adrian
by jamesadrian
Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Hypnosis, Possession, and Altered States of Consciousness
Topic: Induction
Replies: 1
Views: 4047

Induction

On page 324 of the book by Julian Jaynes, there is a discussion about the consciousness training of oracles: The collective cognitive imperative, or belief system, a culturally agreed-on expectancy or prescription which defines the particular form of a phenomenon and the roles to be acted out within...