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Yes, Hans-Lukas Teuber. https://wikipedia.org/en/Hans-Lukas_Teuber What impressed me so much about the course was it was completely focused on what, scientifically (via measurement), was known about the brain. I loved that it wasn't a 'fluff' psychology class at all.



MIT was rather unusual at the time for taking such a physiology and brain science approach to psychology. The prevalent school of thought, notably at Harvard with Skinner, was to treat the brain more or less as a black box and focus on the inputs and outputs.

Teuber joked at the time that his intro course didn't count toward the humanities distribution requirement because it wasn't irrational enough.




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