Describe the Form of some ordinary objects around you, in accordance with Plato’s theory. How do you know whether an object is defined by one Form or another? What can….
Would you like to see an MRI of your own brain?
1. In the subsection “Tracing Neural Connections,” I wrote that “one experimental rat did copulate, but we discovered later that the lesion had missed the VMH in that animal, so we discarded the data from that animal.” Should the person who looks at the stained brain sections containing the lesions and decides whether the target was destroyed or missed know which animal each of these sections belonged to? Explain.
2. Would you like to see an MRI of your own brain? Why or why not?
3. Suppose that you had the opportunity to record an fMRI from a person (perhaps yourself) while the person was performing a behavior, thinking about something, or attending to a particular stimulus.
Describe what you would have the person do.