Neuroanatomy / The Human Brain discusses the Human Brain

A video that demonstrates how “we” immediately get into trouble in the search for understanding The Brain. First, chop it up into “territories” that may have no relation to the whole brain/body system and how it functions in nature in millions of species (we are animals.)  Isolate details and IGNORE the big picture, and then, try to stitch back together “our version” of the brain to fit preconceived notions about the “special creation” that is “man.” This traditional (archaic) Dr. Frankenstein process is no small barrier to knowledge; it defines the “character” of knowledge and therefore our ideas about “being human” and what, if anything, can clarify and distinguish philosophical, social and cultural impositions on “who we are.”


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