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Mon Feb 28, 2005 6:53 pm
Forum: 2.4. Hypothesis Two: The Bicameral Mind | Subtopic: Religion & the Bicameral Mind
Topic: The Rise of "One True God" Religions
Replies: 22
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consciousness / one god connection

There is definitely a relationship between the development of consciousness and the emergence of the "one god" concept, although it's something I need to ponder a little more. In considering your question, I came across an essay by JJS member and Unitarian minister Todd Eklof that I had no...
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Mon Feb 28, 2005 2:11 pm
Forum: Julian Jaynes
Topic: Julian Jaynes: Items of Interest
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Julian Jaynes: Items of Interest

The Julian Jaynes Society is always looking for Jaynes-related items such as old photographs, audio or video tapes of lectures, correspondence, unpublished writings, etc.

If you happen to have or know of any related items, please contact: info 'at' julianjaynes . org

Thank you!
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Mon Feb 28, 2005 2:03 pm
Forum: 4.0. Hypothesis Four: Jaynes's Neurological Model for the Bicameral Mind
Topic: Jaynes's Neurological Model Vindicated
Replies: 12
Views: 36734

Jaynes's Neurological Model Vindicated

When Jaynes's neurological model for the bicameral mind was first proposed, both he and his critics conceded that it would be decades before progress in neuroscience could validate or disprove it. Well, the evidence is now in: several neuroimaging studies show activation in the right and left tempor...
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Mon Feb 28, 2005 1:27 pm
Forum: 2.5. Hypothesis Two: The Bicameral Mind | Subtopic: Schizophrenia
Topic: Command Hallucinations in Schizophrenia
Replies: 1
Views: 12488

Command Hallucinations in Schizophrenia

Recent studies of command hallucinations experienced by schizophrenics (see: Related Articles > Command Hallucinations ) lend additional credibility to Jaynes's theory that commanding hallucinations controlled the actions of people in ancient societies. There also seems to be a relationship between ...
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Mon Feb 28, 2005 2:05 am
Forum: 2.1. Hypothesis Two: The Bicameral Mind | Subtopic: Auditory Hallucinations in Normal Adults
Topic: Hallucinations in Normals
Replies: 4
Views: 20111

Hallucinations in Normals

One criticism of Jaynes’s theory (see Stove – “Oracles and Their Cessation” and Dennett – “Jaynes's Software Archeology”) is that if Jaynes is correct, hallucinations ought to be more common in the normal population. Recent studies, however, show that hallucinations are far more common...
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Sat Feb 26, 2005 1:09 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Welcome / Introductions
Replies: 35
Views: 72909

Welcome / Introductions

Welcome to the new Julian Jaynes Society public Discussion Forum, created February 25, 2005!

Please use this thread for introductions.

We welcome any discussion relevant to Jaynes's theory (with the exception of subjects not based on basic scientific principles).

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