Browsing for information about the difference between intuition and logical problem-solving, I wandered onto this interesting 2002 article about evolutionary psychology, which is described as a mashup of sorts. The application of physiology to sociology and psychology. Though that ‘s an oversimplification. Read the article for a better explanation.
Incidentally I found the collection of AdSense links associated with this article quite funny:
Anyway. I’m from an academic family. In fact I’m the only person in my immediate family without a PhD. (I’m so proud!) Academic research is at some level the reason behind “reassembler”. It seemed to me at one point that in order to get a PhD, one had to research and write a dissertation on an impossibly obscure topic – a tiny slice out at the fringes of the chosen discipline. “A morphonemic analysis of passive verbs ending in -it in Proto-Finno-Ugric” or some such thing. I found cross-disciplinary stuff more interesting and initially my honors thesis was going to be about the neurological basis of linguistics. Unfortunately I lacked, shall we say, the intellectual focus to execute such a topic. (I settled for Metaphor as a managable subject. Hat tip to My Brother the Real Linguist for pointing me to Metaphors We Live By. ) Anyway it’s interesting to take these deeply researched individual disciplines and start mixing them together.
Hope to find more about the original question (intuition versus logic). Particularly neural maps. Suggestions, anyone?