Mon, Jul 8, 2013 -- 10:00 AM
A Skeptic's Guide to the MindDownload audio (MP3)
Neurologist Robert Burton warns us not to get too excited about groundbreaking discoveries about the brain. In his new book, "A Skeptic's Guide to the Mind: What Neuroscience Can and Cannot Tell Us About Ourselves," Burton urges readers to think more critically about neuroscience research, and asks whether we can truly define the mind with any certainty.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Robert Burton, author of "Skeptic's Guide to the Mind: What Neuroscience Can and Cannot Tell Us About Ourselves;" former chief of the Department of Neurology at UCSF; writes for 'Nautilus' the science and philosophy publication Printed:
- A Skeptic Considers the Hype Over Brain Cells Linked to Complex Behavior : Book excerpt posted at Scientific American