Plasticity and pathology : on the formation of the neural subject /

This collection of essays brings together a diverse range of scholars to investigate how the 'neural subject' of the 21st century came to be. Taking approaches both historical and theoretical, they probe the possibilities and limits of neuroscientific understandings of human experience. To...

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Corporate Authors: Plasticity and Pathology: History and Theory of Neural Subjects (Workshop) Berkley, Calif.), Doreen B. Townsend Center for the Humanities (sponsoring body.)
Other Authors: Bates, David William (Editor), Bassiri, Nima (Editor)
Format: Conference Proceeding eBook
Published: Berkeley : New York : Townsend center for the Humanities University of Carlifornia ; Fordham University Press, [2016]
Edition:First edition.
Series:Berkeley forum in the humanities.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Toward an ethnography of experimental psychology / Emily Martin
  • "You are (not) your synapses" : toward a critical approach to neuroscience / Catherine Malabou
  • Plasticity, pathology, and pleasure in cold war America / Cathy Gere
  • Epileptic insanity and personal identity : John Hughlings Jackson and the Formations of the neuropathic self / Nima Bassiri
  • Integrations, vigilance, catastrophe : the neuropsychiatry of aphasia in Henry Head and Kurt Goldstein / Stefanos Geroulanos and Todd Meyers
  • The history of a brain wound : Alexander Luria and the dialectics of Soviet plasticity / Hannah Proctor and Laura Salisbury
  • Automaticity, plasticity, and the deviant origins of artificial intelligence / David Bates
  • Plastic diagrams : circuits in the brain and how they got there / Joseph Dumit
  • Imperfect reflections : norms, pathology, and difference in mirror neuron research / Katja Guenther
  • On how adult cerebral plasticity research has decoupled pathology from death / Tobias Rees.