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Unconscious and plasticity: Bridges between psychoanalysis and neuroscience

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The recent developments in brain science research suggest that terms such as “consciousness” or “unconscious” can be discussed not only on a psychological or psychoanalytic basis, but also on a neurobiological one. The work of several investigators indicates that, through the mechanisms of brain plasticity, an unconscious internal reality can be formed that probably plays a key role in the determination of the subject. The functions of the amygdala can be a good example for visualizing this type of mechanism. Mirror neurons may also play a key role in human development during the prelinguistic stages of life.
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Keywords: amygdala; experience; mirror neurons; neuroscience; plasticity; psychoanalysis; trace; unconscious

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: September 1, 2012

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