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Reptilian brain

We humans have all inherited remnants of the “reptilian brain”, by which I indicate the autonomic/emotional core that is found throughout the animal kingdom. This primitive element of our brain can come under the influence of the rational, cortical brain, yet strong emotions can escape logical control.┬áIf they could not, we would probably never fall in love! Continue reading

August 25, 2007 Posted by | Christiane Amanpour, Cognition, creationism, education, evolution, God's Warriors, Neurophilosophy, religion, Science | Leave a comment