Mind-brain interaction: Mentalism, yes; dualism, no

@article{Sperry1980MindbrainIM,
  title={Mind-brain interaction: Mentalism, yes; dualism, no},
  author={R. Sperry},
  journal={Neuroscience},
  year={1980},
  volume={5},
  pages={195-206}
}
  • R. Sperry
  • Published 1980
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Neuroscience
Abstract A traditional working hypothesis in neuroscience holds that a complete account of brain function is possible, in principle, in strictly neurophysiological terms without invoking conscious or mental agents; the neural correlates of subjective experience are conceived to exert causal influence but not mental qualities per se . This long established materialist-behaviorist principle has been challenged in recent years by the introduction of a modified concept of the mind-brain relation in… Expand
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