Vol. 7, No. 4, 2001 Page 8

QUOTABLE: Elkhonon Goldberg and Francis Crick

"Our personality, ethics, temperament and our social traits—including asocial traits such as violence as an extreme manifestation—are all products of our brain, just as much as our ability to walk, talk, memorize, and listen to music. But even educated people will say, 'it's not your brain, it's your personality,' as if personality were an extracranial phenomenon."

Neuropsychologist Elkhonon
Goldberg, quoted by Brenda Patoine in "Personality is your
BrainWork, July/August 2001


"You, your joys and your sorrows, your memories and your ambitions, your sense of personal identity and free will, are in fact no more than the behavior of a vast assembly of nerve cells and their associated molecules."

Francis Crick, Nobel Prize winner for deciphering
DNA code that defines genes, in his book,

The Astonishing Hypothesis

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