Marcel Kuijsten - Julian Jaynes's Bicameral Mind Theory Explained

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Marcel Kuijsten - Julian Jaynes's Bicameral Mind Theory Explained

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"Julian Jaynes and the Bicameral Mind Theory," an interview with Marcel Kuijsten by Dustin Eirdosh for This View of Life Magazine and The Evolution Institute. For more on Julian Jaynes's theory please visit

Includes an introduction to Julian Jaynes's theory, an explanation of what consciousness is and is not according to Julian Jaynes, consciousness and language, an explanation of the bicameral mind, follow up books on Jaynes's theory, the origin of the Julian Jaynes Society, misconceptions about Jaynes's theory, confusion over the term "consciousness," the origin of religion and the bicameral mind, new evidence for Jaynes's theory, and much more.

Read Marcel Kuijsten's books on Julian Jaynes's theory:

Conversations on Consciousness and the Bicameral Mind: Interviews with Leading Thinkers on Julian Jaynes's Theory

Gods, Voices, and the Bicameral Mind: The Theories of Julian Jaynes

The Julian Jaynes Collection

Reflections on the Dawn of Consciousness: Julian Jaynes's Bicameral Mind Theory Revisited

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