Re: "Bipolar mind"
Douglas Alan (email@example.com)
02 Feb 1995 16:48:35 GMT
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org> Daniel Hale
> 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.