Scientists later mapped Plato’s battle onto the brain
A note for Lesson no. 1, "You Have One Brain (Not Three)," in Lisa Feldman Barrett.
Some context from page 14 is:
...scientists later mapped Plato’s battle onto the brain in an attempt to explain how the human brain evolved.
The triune brain idea fused neuroscience with Plato’s writings about the human psyche.
The references associated with this appendix entry are:
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- MacLean, Paul D. 1990. The Triune Brain in Evolution: Role in Paleocerebral Functions. Berlin: Springer.
- Papez, James W. 1937. “A Proposed Mechanism of Emotion.” Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry 38: 725–743.