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Reorienting Transsexualism: From Brain Organization Theory to Phenomenology

Nikki Sullivan

in Fuckology: Critical Essays on John Money's Diagnostic Concepts

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226186580
eISBN:
9780226186757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226186757.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Authored by Nikki Sullivan, this chapter examines John Money’s claim that the brain is the site of the unification of “biological and social determinism,” where schemas of gender identification and ... More


What Can Developmental Language Impairment Tell Us about the Genetic Bases of Syntax?

Bishop Dorothy V. M.

in Biological Foundations and Origin of Syntax

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262013567
eISBN:
9780262258586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262013567.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

According to the “Big Brain” theory, humans have language while other primates do not because of their bigger brains which give them more computing power. However, such an explanation was rejected by ... More


Cognitive Biology: Evolutionary and Developmental Perspectives on Mind, Brain, and Behavior

Luca Tommasi, Mary A. Peterson, and Lynn Nadel (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262012935
eISBN:
9780262255264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012935.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

In the past few decades, sources of inspiration in the multidisciplinary field of cognitive science have widened. In addition to ongoing vital work in cognitive and affective neuroscience, important ... More


The Brain Opioid Theory of Social Attachment: A Review of the Evidence1

A.J. Machin and R.I.M. Dunbar

in Lucy to Language: The Benchmark Papers

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199652594
eISBN:
9780191804700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199652594.003.0009
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the role of endorphins in social bonding in humans and non-human primates. After reviewing the evidence from non-primate mammals and the issues that arise from focusing on ... More


Visual Irredentism

Ralph Mitchell Siegel

in Another Day in the Monkey's Brain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199734344
eISBN:
9780190255862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199734344.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

In this chapter, the author reflects on visual irredentism within the context of the brain's cortices, thalamic nuclei, and brainstem structures. He discusses the so-called binding problem in ... More


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