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[catalogued under 15. Nature of Minds / C. Capacities of Minds / 1. Faculties]

Full Idea

In 2014 the National Institutes of Mental Health published a list of 23 core brain functions and their associated neural circuitry, neurotransmitters and genes, and the behaviour and emotions that go with them.

Gist of Idea

There are 23 core brain functions, with known circuit, transmitters, genes and behaviour


Peter Watson (Convergence [2016], 16 'Physics')

Book Reference

Watson,Peter: 'Convergence' [Simon and Schuster 2016], p.380

A Reaction

They were interested in the functions behind mental health, but I am interested in the functions behind our belief systems, which might produce a different focus. Sub-functions, perhaps.