TITLE

COGNITIVE DARWINISM: Rational-Emotive Therapy and the Theory of Neuronal Group Selection

AUTHOR(S)
Blau, Shawn F.
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
ETC: A Review of General Semantics;Winter93/94, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p403
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the relationship of Ellis's theory of psychotherapy and personality to a particular theory of brain function. Instructionism and selectionism in biology; Glossary of TNGS terms; Epistemiological background; Selectionism in immune system; Selection within the brain; TNGS proper and re-entry; Degeneracy and consciousness; Rational emotive therapy (RET); Glossary of RET terms.
ACCESSION #
9404050059

 

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