"Every perception is to some degree an act of creation, and every act of memory is to some degree an act of imagination."
-- Gerald Edelman, Second Nature: Brain Science and Human Knowledge
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A ligature being tied sence & motion will be twixt the ligature & the head but not downwards. A frogs brain being peirced it looseth both sence & motion but it will leape & have its sence though its bowells bee taken out.
Phisitians find the causes of lethargies Apoplexies Epilepsies &c diseases that seiz on the Animall functions in the head.
Vnles the braine be peirced so deepe as to reach the ventricles the wound will not take away sence & motion
A man cannot see through the hole which a trepan makes in his head. Stones have beene found in the glandular pinealis & it is invironed with a net of veines & arteries.