The Let's Play Archive

Second Sight

by My Name Is Kaz

Part 1: Isolation

A key aspect of scientific method is careful consideration of (if not full control of) all factors involved in the experiment. The ideal is to hold alone the one factor for study, and inasmuch as this is possible, a whole field of study arises central to that lone object of experimental interest. Cognitive neuroscience, the study of the processes of cognition, has a diverse set of background disciplines and dodges the laden and highfalutin term of its central parent. Psychology. Psyche and logos, the study of the soul.