[From Marcos Rodrigues]
It seems that psychology is getting ready for a u-turn. Harnad has accepted
for publication in his PSYCHOLOQUY Refereed Electronic Journal a paper with
an interesting paragraph. The author is Bruce Bridgeman, Dept. of Psychology,
Kerr Hall UCSC, Santa Cruz, Ca. 95064,(408) 459-4005, firstname.lastname@example.org,
"ON THE EVOLUTION OF CONSCIOUSNESS AND LANGUAGE". Many outrageous statements,
but the last paragraph reads:
"4.7. As this preliminary analysis shows, the reorganization of
psychology around plans will also require a reinterpretation of
neurological function. The organization of plans becomes the central
business of much of the brain, other regions being concerned with their
execution and with providing the sensory information needed to make
If psychologists accept this paragraph, perhaps Bill, Rick, or anyone else
could write an article to PSYCHOLOQUY explaining the exact meaning of "plans"
and how the brain executes them.
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