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Early Experiments on Motor Cortex

Michael S. A. Graziano

in The Intelligent Movement Machine: An Ethological Perspective on the Primate Motor System

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195326703
eISBN:
9780199864867
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326703.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Sensory and Motor Systems, Behavioral Neuroscience

This chapter discusses the emergence of dominant ideas about motor cortex. It traces motor cortex research from its beginning to motor maps of Penfield and Boldrey (1937) and Woolsey et al. (1952). ... More


Phenomenal Character and the Brain

William Fish

in Perception, Hallucination, and Illusion

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195381344
eISBN:
9780199869183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195381344.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter considers possible defenses of the claim that the conscious aspects of experience supervene on the experiencing subject's brain. Considerations discussed include the very occurrence of ... More


Memory before and after H.M.: an impressionistic historical perspective

Morris Moscovitch

in Epilepsy and Memory

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199580286
eISBN:
9780191739408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580286.003.0002
Subject:
Neuroscience, Disorders of the Nervous System, Behavioral Neuroscience

The papers published by Milner, Scoville, and Penfield on the effects of bilateral temporal lobectomy have had a profound influence on the neuroscience of memory. This chapter addresses the following ... More


In the Operating Room: Wilder Penfield’s Stimulation Reports and the Discovery of “Mind”

Katja Guenther

in Localization and Its Discontents: A Genealogy of Psychoanalysis and the Neuro Disciplines

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226288208
eISBN:
9780226288345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226288345.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter charts the transformation of Foerster's practice in the work of Wilder Penfield. Penfield came to study with Foerster in Breslau in 1928 and brought Foerster's epilepsy operation back to ... More


The Myth of Total Recall

Douwe Draaisma

in Forgetting: Myths, Perils and Compensations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300207286
eISBN:
9780300213959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300207286.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter considers the work of Canadian neurosurgeon Wilder Penfield, who contributed more than anyone to the theory that our brains contain a complete record of everything we have ever ... More


The Neurosurgical Theater of the Mind

Itzhak Fried

in Single Neuron Studies of the Human Brain: Probing Cognition

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027205
eISBN:
9780262323994
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027205.003.0003
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Neurosurgery provides rare opportunities for learning and better understanding of the brain in ways that are not available in any other field of neuroscience. These opportunities hold unusual promise ... More


Hallucinations of Music and Speech

Diana Deutsch

in Musical Illusions and Phantom Words: How Music and Speech Unlock Mysteries of the Brain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190206833
eISBN:
9780190056568
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190206833.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Music Psychology

Chapter 9 discusses the rare phenomenon of musical hallucinations. For some they are unwanted, persistent, and dramatically intrusive. Others hear phantom music that is sophisticated, beautiful, and ... More


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