Paul D. MacLean

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1913 – 2007

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Who was Paul D. MacLean?

Paul D. MacLean was an American physician and neuroscientist who made significant contributions in the fields of physiology, psychiatry, and brain research through his work at Yale Medical School and the National Institute of Mental Health. MacLean's evolutionary triune brain theory proposed that the human brain was in reality three brains in one: the reptilian complex, the limbic system, and the neocortex.

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Born
May 1, 1913
Phelps
Also known as
  • Paul MacLean
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Yale University
Died
Dec 26, 2007

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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