The duality of the brain and the multiplicity of minds: can you have it both ways?

@article{Rieber2002TheDO,
  title={The duality of the brain and the multiplicity of minds: can you have it both ways?},
  author={Robert W. Rieber},
  journal={History of Psychiatry},
  year={2002},
  volume={13},
  pages={003 - 17}
}
  • R. Rieber
  • Published 1 March 2002
  • Psychology
  • History of Psychiatry
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