The Brain as a Storyteller
Michael Gazzaniga Keynotes - The keynotes by Michael Gazzaniga focus on new understandings of the brain and its relation to free...
The left brain aims to explain actions and moods after they have happened. Narrative acts to make the random actions of the human body coherent. When the left and right spheres of the brain are disconnected, physical actions and behvaiors seem random. When patients within experiments were asked why they reacted in such a way, the created tales to make coherent the behaviors coming from the different spheres. This narrative makes us feel unified.