The Resource Our fragile brains : a Christian perspective on brain research, D. Gareth Jones

Our fragile brains : a Christian perspective on brain research, D. Gareth Jones

Label
Our fragile brains : a Christian perspective on brain research
Title
Our fragile brains
Title remainder
a Christian perspective on brain research
Statement of responsibility
D. Gareth Jones
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1940-
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Jones, D. Gareth
Dewey number
153
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP376
LC item number
.J58
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
CC1231
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  • Brain
  • Human behavior
  • Theological anthropology
  • Behavior
  • Christianity
  • Brain
  • Cerveau
  • Comportement humain
  • Homme (Théologie chrétienne)
  • Brain
  • Human behavior
  • Theological anthropology
Label
Our fragile brains : a Christian perspective on brain research, D. Gareth Jones
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Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-282)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Two handfuls of pinkish-grey matter : History of ideas on the brain ; The brain as a system ; The cerebral hemispheres ; The world of the nerve cells ; The Christian stake in brain control -- 2. Language and consciousness : Language and its production ; Language in chimpanzees ; The human brain and humanness ; Two hemispheres in one brain ; Respective functions of the hemispheres ; Significance of two hemispheres -- 3. Damaged brains and diseased personalities : Brain and personality ; Case histories ; Organization of the cerebral hemispheres ; Examples of brain lesions ; Responses to brain damage -- 4. Brain control : The domain of psychosurgery ; Examples of psychosurgery ; The violence paradigm ; Electrical stimulation of the brain ; Brain modification and personal identity
  • 5. Behavior control : Pharmacological and psychological engineering ; The psychotropic maze ; Nonmedicinal tranquilizers ; Hallucinogens ; From psychological malaise to mood control ; Psychological conditioning -- 6. Environmental influences on the brain : The human face of malnutrition ; Consequences of malnutrition for the brain ; The brain's environment ; Malnutrition in a wider environment ; Inequality and human responsibility -- 7. The new consciousness : Transcending the physical ; Biofeedback ; Transcendental meditation ; Individual consciousness ; The analytical and the intuitive -- 8. The human brain and the human person : The demise of the mind ; Mental phenomena and the brain ; Contemporary dualism ; Brains and persons ; Human dignity and human aspirations
Extent
1 online resource (282 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1050255143
Label
Our fragile brains : a Christian perspective on brain research, D. Gareth Jones
Link
Publication
Note
Includes indexes
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-282)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1. Two handfuls of pinkish-grey matter : History of ideas on the brain ; The brain as a system ; The cerebral hemispheres ; The world of the nerve cells ; The Christian stake in brain control -- 2. Language and consciousness : Language and its production ; Language in chimpanzees ; The human brain and humanness ; Two hemispheres in one brain ; Respective functions of the hemispheres ; Significance of two hemispheres -- 3. Damaged brains and diseased personalities : Brain and personality ; Case histories ; Organization of the cerebral hemispheres ; Examples of brain lesions ; Responses to brain damage -- 4. Brain control : The domain of psychosurgery ; Examples of psychosurgery ; The violence paradigm ; Electrical stimulation of the brain ; Brain modification and personal identity
  • 5. Behavior control : Pharmacological and psychological engineering ; The psychotropic maze ; Nonmedicinal tranquilizers ; Hallucinogens ; From psychological malaise to mood control ; Psychological conditioning -- 6. Environmental influences on the brain : The human face of malnutrition ; Consequences of malnutrition for the brain ; The brain's environment ; Malnutrition in a wider environment ; Inequality and human responsibility -- 7. The new consciousness : Transcending the physical ; Biofeedback ; Transcendental meditation ; Individual consciousness ; The analytical and the intuitive -- 8. The human brain and the human person : The demise of the mind ; Mental phenomena and the brain ; Contemporary dualism ; Brains and persons ; Human dignity and human aspirations
Extent
1 online resource (282 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1050255143

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