Supporting Evidence

Research Supporting the Four Main Hypotheses of Julian Jaynes’s Bicameral Mind Theory

The Supporting Evidence section contains articles and books that offer new supporting evidence for Julian Jaynes’s theory, but do not reference the theory. See also: Articles by Julian Jaynes, Directly Related Articles, Indirectly Related Articles, and Book Reviews.

HYPOTHESIS ONE: CONSCIOUSNESS BASED ON LANGUAGE

Consciousness & Language

HYPOTHESIS TWO: THE BICAMERAL MIND

Command Hallucinations

Hallucinations in Adults

Hallucinations in Children

Hypnosis

Neurotheology

Pre-Literate Societies

HYPOTHESIS THREE: DATING THE DEVELOPMENT OF CONSCIOUSNESS TO ~1200 – 1500 B.C. IN EGYPT, MESOPOTAMIA & GREECE

Ancient Civilizations & Texts

HYPOTHESIS FOUR: JAYNES’S NEUROLOGICAL MODEL FOR THE BICAMERAL MIND

Dual Brain Theory

Jaynes’s Neurological Model

Right Hemisphere & Language