Sperry and the Age of Aquarius: science, values and the split brain.

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Although Sperry's empirical science reinforced a materialist view of the relation between mind and brain, his concept of an emergent consciousness that could causally influence neural function is reminiscent of Cartesian dualism, purportedly allowing for free will, individual responsibility for action and a synthesis of science with moral and religious… (More)

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@article{Corballis1998SperryAT, title={Sperry and the Age of Aquarius: science, values and the split brain.}, author={Michael C. Corballis}, journal={Neuropsychologia}, year={1998}, volume={36 10}, pages={1083-7} }