• A. Glass
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 130)


At the outset of the Workshop (of which this volume is the record), it was pointed out that the Workshop itself was, in current parlance, a sort of transient “Think-tank”, meaning an establishment or institute temporarily housing the “thinkers”-the participants. It is interesting that this expression evolved from the term “think-tank” signifying head or cranium. This quotation can be taken as an example of the earlier meaning:

“… a roscoe said: ‘Whr-r-rang!’ and a lead pill split the ozone past my noggin… Neon lights exploded inside my think-tank..Kane Fewster was on the floor. There was a bullet hole through his think-tank.” (Perelman, 1951).


Left Hemisphere Contingent Negative Variation Alpha Rhythm Dichotic Listening Hemispheric Specialization 
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  • A. Glass
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  1. 1.University of BirminghamUK

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