Search found 325 matches

by Moderator
Fri Oct 06, 2006 11:27 am
Forum: Book Discussion: Origin of Consciousness; Gods, Voices, and the Bicameral Mind; The Julian Jaynes Collection; Reflections on the Dawn of Consciousness
Topic: Reflections Ch. 7 - The Self as Interiorized Social Relat..
Replies: 4
Views: 17786

Reflections Ch. 7 - The Self as Interiorized Social Relat..

The Self as Interiorized Social Relations: Applying a Jaynesian Approach to Problems of Agency and Volition by Brian J. McVeigh

Post a reply in this section to discuss this chapter or pose a question to the author.
by Moderator
Fri Oct 06, 2006 11:26 am
Forum: Book Discussion: Origin of Consciousness; Gods, Voices, and the Bicameral Mind; The Julian Jaynes Collection; Reflections on the Dawn of Consciousness
Topic: Reflections Ch. 8 - A Knowing Noos and a Slippery Psychê
Replies: 0
Views: 12857

Reflections Ch. 8 - A Knowing Noos and a Slippery Psychê

A Knowing Noos and a Slippery Psychê: Jaynes's Recipe for an Unnatural Theory of Consciousness by Scott Greer


Post a reply in this section to discuss this chapter or pose a question to the author.
by Moderator
Fri Oct 06, 2006 11:25 am
Forum: Book Discussion: Origin of Consciousness; Gods, Voices, and the Bicameral Mind; The Julian Jaynes Collection; Reflections on the Dawn of Consciousness
Topic: Reflections Ch. 9 - The Oracles and Their Cessation
Replies: 7
Views: 22074

Reflections Ch. 9 - The Oracles and Their Cessation

The Oracles and Their Cessation: A Tribute to Julian Jaynes by David C. Stove


Post a reply in this section to discuss this chapter with other readers.
by Moderator
Fri Oct 06, 2006 11:23 am
Forum: Book Discussion: Origin of Consciousness; Gods, Voices, and the Bicameral Mind; The Julian Jaynes Collection; Reflections on the Dawn of Consciousness
Topic: Reflections Ch. 10 - The Meaning of King Tut
Replies: 4
Views: 18664

Reflections Ch. 10 - The Meaning of King Tut

The Meaning of King Tut by Julian Jaynes


Post a reply in this section to discuss this chapter with other readers.
by Moderator
Fri Oct 06, 2006 11:22 am
Forum: Book Discussion: Origin of Consciousness; Gods, Voices, and the Bicameral Mind; The Julian Jaynes Collection; Reflections on the Dawn of Consciousness
Topic: Reflections Ch. 11 - Greek Zombies
Replies: 0
Views: 12652

Reflections Ch. 11 - Greek Zombies

Greek Zombies: On the Alleged Absurdity of Substantially Unconscious Greek Minds by Jan Sleutels


Post a reply in this section to discuss this chapter or pose a question to the author.
by Moderator
Fri Oct 06, 2006 11:20 am
Forum: Book Discussion: Origin of Consciousness; Gods, Voices, and the Bicameral Mind; The Julian Jaynes Collection; Reflections on the Dawn of Consciousness
Topic: Reflections Ch. 12 - Dragons of the Shang Dynasty
Replies: 0
Views: 10791

Reflections Ch. 12 - Dragons of the Shang Dynasty

Dragons of the Shang Dynasty: The Hidden Faces by Julian Jaynes


Post a reply in this section to discuss this chapter with other readers.
by Moderator
Fri Oct 06, 2006 11:19 am
Forum: Book Discussion: Origin of Consciousness; Gods, Voices, and the Bicameral Mind; The Julian Jaynes Collection; Reflections on the Dawn of Consciousness
Topic: Reflections C. 13 - Shi 'Corpse/Personator' Ceremony...China
Replies: 2
Views: 14535

Reflections C. 13 - Shi 'Corpse/Personator' Ceremony...China

The Shi ‘Corpse/Personator’ Ceremony in Early China by Michael Carr


Post a reply in this section to discuss this chapter or pose a question to the author.
by Moderator
Thu Oct 05, 2006 10:19 am
Forum: Julian Jaynes
Topic: Julian Jaynes: Biographical Information
Replies: 0
Views: 12798

Julian Jaynes: Biographical Information

If you knew Julian Jaynes personally, met him at some point, or have a story about him you would like to share, please post it here or contact me at info 'at' julianjaynes . org.
by Moderator
Fri Aug 11, 2006 10:11 am
Forum: Schizophrenia
Topic: A Jaynes-Inspired Treatment for Schizophrenia?
Replies: 13
Views: 30083

Hi Matthew, To try to answer your questions... For 1., see "Jaynes's Neurological Model Vindicated" on this forum under "The Bicameral Mind: Its Neurology and Evolution." Although when it comes to the brain nothing is ever simple, and the corpus callosum is most likely also involved (in addition to ...
by Moderator
Wed Jul 19, 2006 10:09 am
Forum: Auditory Hallucinations in Normal Adults
Topic: A Hallucination I Once Had
Replies: 2
Views: 18522

Thanks for sharing that experience - it's interesting and very much fits in with Jaynes's ideas. Over the years I've talked to quite a few "normal" (i.e. non-schizophrenic) people that have shared their hallucination stories with me once they felt it was safe to do so. The experiences ranged from th...
by Moderator
Thu Jul 06, 2006 11:09 am
Forum: Conferences, Events, and Local Discussion Groups
Topic: Julian Jaynes Conference on Consciousness - August 2008
Replies: 1
Views: 11047

Feel free to post comments about sharing accommodations, carpooling from Halifax, etc. on the forum.
by Moderator
Thu Jun 22, 2006 9:48 am
Forum: Consciousness and Hallucinations (Imaginary Companions) in Children
Topic: Do Children Have "Consciousness" As We Know It?
Replies: 2
Views: 15422

It's an interesting topic.... Daniel Dennett made some very Jaynesian comments recently along these lines. The following is his quote from http://www.edge.org in response to the question, "What do you believe is true even though you cannot prove it?" "I believe, but cannot yet prove, that acquiring ...
by Moderator
Fri Mar 31, 2006 9:24 am
Forum: Schizophrenia
Topic: I Want the Voices to Stop
Replies: 9
Views: 24668

I have a friend also suffering from schizophrenia. Have you looked online for a support group in your area? It could be a good place to share experiences and also find out about a good doctor, the latest treatments, etc. Don't give up completely on the medication. It can take a lot of experimentatio...
by Moderator
Wed Sep 14, 2005 3:42 pm
Forum: The Bicameral Mind: Breakdown, Neurological Model, Evolution, etc.
Topic: Evidence of Human Brain Mutation circa 3800 BC
Replies: 4
Views: 16643

Yes I saw that article as well. Interesting stuff! We'll have to see how this research develops.
by Moderator
Wed Aug 24, 2005 5:31 pm
Forum: Schizophrenia
Topic: Schizophrenia: An Invalid Concept
Replies: 2
Views: 14859

Yes I think Romme & Escher have gone a long way in showing that auditory hallucinations are present on a continuum throughout society and not necessarily an indication of mental illness. A few of the early studies of hearing voices in normals were actually inspired by Jaynes's book. However, I think...