Assumptions about the Brain and Its Recovery from Damage

  • Robert L. Isaacson


Any consideration of how the brain recovers from damage must be linked to some idea, however vague, about how the brain operates. Frankly, we are a very long way from understanding how the brain as an entity, or its subdivisions, acts to produce the mental and behavioral characteristics of people. Yet without any firm foundation of this knowledge, as scientists, we must proceed in our research programs to generate an empirical basis for the understanding that we anticipate we will someday achieve.


Biogenic Amine Brain Damage Cortical Blindness Dorsal Thalamus Limbic Brain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert L. Isaacson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Psychology and Center for Neurobehavioral ScienceUniversity Center at BinghamtonBinghamtonUSA

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