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Neural Demand Functions and Montessori Concentration

David Fleischacker, Ph.D. I take the term “neural demand functions” from Bernard Lonergan’s book on insight (Insight: A Study of Human Understanding). Lonergan was reworking Freud’s psychic censor into a more explanatory framework within intentionality analysis. Neural demands are those neural activities that break into motor-sensory-affective consciousness.  Both higher animals and...