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In the Part 1, we looked at the origins of the executive functions as a concept. We saw how the idea was born from the desire to investigate and understand the differences between a person’s behavior before they had suffered … Continue reading
Executive Functions of the Frontal Lobes: A New Perspective on an Old Story On September 13, 1848, an apparently responsible, capable, and virile 25-year-old foreman of a railroad construction crew, named Phineas Gage, accidentally dropped a 131/4-pound iron tamping rod … Continue reading
In a previous post on the missing faculties, I pointed out that the inductive faculty is the one that goes missing under the influence of drugs and dopamine self-addiction. The question is not ‘is there an inductive faculty?’ because those … Continue reading
Hi all! In a previous post, I spelled out all the important stuff in the DSM that concerns AD/HD. At the end of the post I suggested that there were a few misconceptions in that listing. I’d like to cover … Continue reading
For all practical purposes, there is a profound logic error at the base of our thinking. It’s called by several different names, but what’s more important is the description of how it can corrupt our thinking. An acquaintance of mine … Continue reading
Preface Armed with the knowledge of dopamine self-addiction and the deep logical error elsewhere referred to as the ‘dyadic flip’, we can look again at the related neuroscience. The knowledge of dopamine gene differences in the population at large having … Continue reading