Brain at War

Here the brain is seen from above. On the right side an inch or so of the top has been lopped off. We can see the band of the corpus callosum fanning out after crossing, and joining every part of the two hemispheres.

The hemispheres serve complementary functions. The verbal plans for future success. The non-verbal is always ready for immediate reaction.

Culture in Nurture

Cultural behaviors are not responses to immediate demands, but to choices that arise when immediate demands are distant from a daily decisions.

Speech and Neurons

Neurons exist in the newborn. None connected to others. Isolated neurons don’t produce meaningful sounds. As infants experience sounds in their first month, connections between the neurons are established.

Nature-Nurture

During critical periods you develop personal behaviors and mental worldview that become the foundation for subsequent knowledge and decision making