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  1. Larry R. Vandervert (2009). The Appearance of the Child Prodigy 10,000 Years Ago: An Evolutionary and Developmental Explanation. Journal of Mind and Behavior 30 (1):15.
    Feldman and Goldsmith sought an evolutionary explanation of the child prodigy phenomenon. Following in this vein, a theory involving the evolution and development of the collaboration of working memory and the cognitive functions of the cerebellum is presented with commentary on Edmunds and Noel’s report on a child’s literary precocity. It is argued that the evolution of working memory and the cerebellum within the increasing rule-governed complexity of culture may have produced the child prodigy within agricultural villages as early as (...)
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  2. Larry R. Vandervert (2006). Kuttner and Rosenblum Failed to "Objectify" Consciousness. Journal of Mind and Behavior 27 (2):167-176.
    Kuttner and Rosenblum's presentation of the "only objective evidence for consciousness" is criticized for not adequately defining consciousness , not providing at the outset an explanation of the philosophical-theoretical interpretation of quantum theory that would lead to a direct rationale for their "impossible" quantum experiments, and suggesting that data from their impossible experiments could be treated as non-theoretical "facts." It is concluded that Kuttner and Rosenblum fail to objectify consciousness.
     
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  3. Larry R. Vandervert (1995). Chaos Theory and the Evolution of Consciousness and Mind: A Thermodynamic/Holographic Resolution to the Mind-Body Problem. New Ideas in Psychology 13:107-27.
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  4. Larry R. Vandervert (1991). A Measurable and Testable Brain-Based Emergent Interactionism. Journal of Mind and Behavior 201 (2):201-219.
    Possible measurement and testability weaknesses in Sperry's mind-supervenient emergent interactionism "argument by analogy" model are described. An alternative brain-supervenient interactionism that addresses the weaknesses of Sperry's mind-brain model is presented. The alternative model, Neurological Positivism - a systems-theoretical evolutionary epistemology - proposes that the measurable energy quality of the algorithmic organization of the Darwinian brain supervenes that of cultural mental models and thus downwardly influences the brain circuitry patterns that underlie them. Brain and mind are defined in interrelated energy terms (...)
     
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  5. Larry R. Vandervert (1991). On the Modeling of Emergent Interaction: Which Will It Be, the Laws of Thermodynamics or Sperry's "Wheel" in the Subcircuitry? Journal of Mind and Behavior 12 (4):535-39.
    Weaknesses in Roger Sperry's "Defense of Mentalism" that appeared in the Spring issue of JMB are described. Sperry's clarification of his mentalist position still appears to lack a plausible mechanism of interaction. The wheel rolling down hill analogy is described as "a ghost in the subcircuitry." Neurological Positivism's energetic mechanism of brain-mind interaction is summarized. The relatioship of systems theory to reductionism is described briefly in terms of NP.
     
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