SUMMER INSTITUTE ON
"You all have brains. You know what brains can do."
"And then there are all the facts about the brain, that being the owner of a brain doesn't teach you."
"What is your sense of place within yourself?"
"Where is the 'you' housed in the body?"
"A simple change in size of the brain leads to a difference in kinds of activities (that can be performed)."
"The way you understand structures of any complex organism is to take it apart."
"There is a great deal of plasticity and malleability in the brain. It is capable of being strongly affected by the environment. You can teach an old dog new tricks."
"Inquiry and empiricism are not the only way to know yourself. Science gives you another way of thinking about self--but there are some processes that science can never explain."
"Science studies invariant behavior and generalizable problems. Medicine is not scientific: it looks at what works for an individual."
"What gets things into memory, besides repetition? Attention, and salience."
"Your brain is just taking all that information
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