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Don't answer unless you can help or I'll tell my mum on you Radiographers and Neurologists, if you were to look at a CT of the brain would you be able to spot an underdeveloped frontal lobe, or if there was some difference in the prefrontal cortex, could you tell from a CT scan or only from an MRI?
Hypothetically Suppose a living person's memories, thoughts, dreams, ideas, loves, and hates could all be transferred to a computer. Would the computer be a person? I'm not talking about AI. I'm talking about a biological to mechanical data transfer. Perhaps this transferred person (?) could operate a mechanical body, or maybe even a biological body whose brain has been irreparably damaged. If we had the technology to do this, would the result be a person or a thing? And why? Is the soul part of the brain, or is it something else?
The central paradigm of contemporary psychology and neuroscience is that the mind = the brain. This is taken for granted, but why believe it? The main reason that is given is that changes in the brain seem to correlate with changes in the mind,e.g. put someone in an fMRI scanner and ask them to think about certain things, and parts of the brain 'light up' on the fMRI image. Damage to the brain can cause damage to the mind, e.g. multiple strokes can lead to vascular dementia involving memory loss and personality changes. All this shows an intimate correlation between the brain and the m
(bismillah) (salam) In this post, I have made a connection between a couple of recent brain studies, a Quranic verse and an authentic tradition. http://unveilingthelight.blogspot.com Please read it and let me know what you think. :) Enjoy. and eltemase dua. (salam)
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