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    The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion.Hugh LaFollette & Michael L. Woodruff - 2015 - Philosophical Psychology 28 (3):452-465.
    Jonathan Haidt's The Righteous Mind seeks to explain why it is difficult for liberals and conservatives to get along. His aim is not just explanatory but also prescriptive. Once we understand that the differences between disputants spring from distinct moral views held by equally sincere people, then we will no longer have reason for deep political animus. Conservatives and Liberals have distinct moral views and they understand human nature differently. He claims that these differences are best understood by consulting an (...)
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    Behavioral effects of neural grafts: Action still in search of a mechanism.Michael L. Woodruff - 1995 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 18 (1):75-76.
    This commentary reviews data supporting circuitry reconstruction, replacement neurotransmitters, and trophic action as mechanisms whereby transplants promote recovery of function. Issue is taken with the thesis of Sinden et al. that adequate data exist to indicate that reconstruction of hippocampal circuitry damaged by hypoxia with CA1 transplants is a confirmed mechanism whereby these transplants produce recovery. Sinden et al.'s and Stein & Glasier's proposal that there is definitive evidence showing that all transplants produce trophic effects is also questioned.
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    Effects of hippocampal lesions on some operant visual discrimination tasks.Michael L. Woodruff & Dennis L. Whittington - 1985 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 8 (3):513-514.
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    Hippocampal function in learned and unlearned behaviors.Michael L. Woodruff - 1979 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 2 (3):350-351.
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    Operant conditioning and behavioral neuroscience.Michael L. Woodruff - 1984 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 7 (4):652.
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    The fish in the creek is sentient, even if I can’t speak with it.Michael L. Woodruff - 2018 - Trans/Form/Ação 41 (s1):119-152.
    : In this paper I argue that Velmens’ reflexive model of perceptual consciousness is useful for understanding the first-person perspective and sentience in animals. I then offer a defense of the proposal that ray-finned bony fish have a first-person perspective and sentience. This defense has two prongs. The first prong is presence of a substantial body of evidence that the neuroanatomy of the fish brain exhibits basic organizational principles associated with consciousness in mammals. These principles include a relationship between a (...)
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    The septo-hippocampal system and behavior: Difficulties in finding the exit.Michael L. Woodruff - 1982 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 5 (3):504-504.