Cabanis, Pierre( French doctor.)
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Biography Cabanis, Pierre
(1757-1808) - French doctor. In keeping with the materialist trend in psychology to advance the three levels of the organization of behavior: reflex, semi-conscious and conscious, each to-ryh has its 'zhiznelogichesky substrate'. Sensitivity, according to K., is a determinant of the motor activity of the body. In humans, it is converted to the idea of paradise-a product of the brain and receives external expression in the language of facial expressions and gestures, or signs of speech and writing. Subsequently, the opponents of materialism attributed to. opinion that the brain secretes thought as the liver - bile.