Re: Dawkins' Mutation Test for Replicators

Tim Rhodes (
Mon, 30 Aug 1999 11:44:14 -0700

From: "Tim Rhodes" <>
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Subject: Re: Dawkins' Mutation Test for Replicators
Date: Mon, 30 Aug 1999 11:44:14 -0700

Chris wrote:

>The primary auditory cortex or the primary visual cortex
>manifest specialisation in neurons as well as the grouping of neurons into
>networks. The association areas in the forebrain show the entanglement of
>connections from all sensory areas allowing for abstraction to occur, a
>sort of sensory hybridisation has taken place

Synesthesia takes place in the limbic system, not the forebrain, Chris.

>(see the review on these processes
>of senses sharing neurons -- either my website page on Synesthesia
>( or try the following: (the
>second one is good and reasonably uptodate..)
>Kandel, E.R.,(1979) "Small Systems of Neurons" IN "The Biology of the
>>From Neurons to Networks" W.H.Freeman
>Stein, B.E., and Meredith, M.A., (1993) "The Merging of the Senses" MITP

No, see rather:

Richard E. Cytowic (1995) "Synesthesia: Phenomenology And Neuropsychology,
A Review of Current Knowledge" PSYCHE 2(10)


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