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Kinds of Thought

  • W. R. KlemmEmail author
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Abstract

Non-conscious thought is the kind that is not accessible to consciousness. It is the kind that is associated with spinal and cranial nerve reflexes and with various primitive brainstem operations governing such things as breathing, heart rate, hormone functions, and certain stereotyped movements (Klemm and Vertes 1990). Why then consider non-conscious thought in a book that purports to explain conscious mind? Why, indeed, consider this as thought at all?

Keywords

Autonomic Nervous System Limbic System Reward System Medial Forebrain Bundle Neuroendocrine Response 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Veterinary Medicine and BiomeCollege StationUSA

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