1st Edition

Mapping the Mind
The Intersection of Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience





ISBN 9781855753006
Published December 31, 2003 by Routledge
292 Pages

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Book Description

This book makes detailed correlations between psychological/psychoanalytic variables, on one hand, and neuroanatomical/neurophysiological considerations on the other. It aims to assist those who wish to pursue interdisciplinary work in the endlessly fascinating area of the mind and brain.

Table of Contents

  -- The Biology of Mind -- Preface -- Metaphor, Affect, and Arousal -- Psychoanalysis and the Two Cerebral Hemispheres -- Brain Plasticity, Learning, and Psychoanalysis -- The Prefrontal Cortex and Neural Control -- The Hierarchical Developmental Model -- Integrating Sleep and Dream Research -- Psychoanalysis, Nonverbal Communication, and the Integration of Touch (Contiguity), Vision (Similarity), and Hearing (Sonority) -- The Transference Phenomenon -- Management of the Transference -- Psychological Development and the Changing Organization of the Brain -- Some Notes on the Evolution of Language -- Overview

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