What makes humanity humane

  title={What makes humanity humane},
  author={Karl H. Pribram},
  journal={Journal of Biomedical Discovery and Collaboration},
  pages={14 - 14}
  • K. Pribram
  • Published 29 November 2006
  • Psychology, Biology
  • Journal of Biomedical Discovery and Collaboration
Scientific and popular lore have promulgated a connection between emotion and the limbic forebrain. However, there are a variety of structures that are considered limbic, and disagreement as to what is meant by "emotion". This essay traces the initial studies upon which the connection between emotion and the limbic forebrain was based and how subsequent experimental evidence led to confusion both with regard to brain systems and to the behaviors examined. In the process of sorting out the bases… 

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