Re: "Bipolar mind"

Douglas Alan (
02 Feb 1995 16:48:35 GMT

In article <3gq0l7$bch$> Daniel Hale
<76143.614@CompuServe.COM> writes:

> There was a book published back in the '70s that I'm looking for. It
> was called [something something] _Divisions of the Bipolar Mind_.
> The jist of this book is that Homo brains were significantly
> different as late as 1200 BC compared to modern brains, in that the
> separation between the conscious and subconcious mind was not as
> wide as today.

I don't recall the exact name of the book, but it is closer to *The
Rise of Consciousness and the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind*.
The great congitive theorist Marvin Minsky described this book as the
most interesting book he's ever read that is obviouysly false.

|>oug /\lan