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My Lobotomy by Howard Dully and Charles Fleming

 

Herman Marcia

Professor Grobstein

05/06/2010

My Lobotomy by Howard Dully and Charles Fleming

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Literature and The Biology of Dreams

 

Herman Marcia

Professor Grobstein

Web Paper 3

03/08/2010         

 

Literature and The Biology of Dreams

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The Personality and the Brain

Herman Marcia

Professor Grobstein

Neurobiology and Behavior

04/06/2010

Second Web Paper

 

Personality and the Brain

 

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Foreign Accent Syndrome and Identity

Herman Marcia

Professor Grobstein 

Neurobiology and Behavior 

02/23/2010
First Web Paper


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Soul Made Flesh: Humanizing the Sciences

Soul Made Flesh by Carl Zimmer retells the story about the discovery of how the human brain works. Using historical events as his background, Zimmer provides a detail explanation of how this discovery led to a philosophical revolution that led to the creation of new ideas about Man, the soul, and God. By humanizing the people involved in the discovery, such as Thomas Willis (the founder of modern neurology) and William Harvey (the discoverer of the circulation of blood), he recreates the personal dramas and experiments of these men, which changed the way science worked and the views about our humanity. By solely focusing on England during the 17th century, Zimmer examines how the scientific world in Europe had common misconceptions and incorrect philos
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Music's Influence on the Mind

Music has always been known to affect listeners. There are countless of example demonstrating the affect of music, and one of the oldest examples occurs in the Bible with King Saul asking David to play his harp in order to relieve him of his ‘evil spirits.’ Music has the uncanny ability to make you either cry or laugh, and during the last twenty years, there has been a flurry of research to prove that music might in fact be used as a booster to one’s mental prowess. Since the coining of the term, “Mozart effect” , there has been a serious attempt to understand the relationship between music and the mind, and to prove that listening to music can make the listener smarter.

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The Benefits of Depression

 

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