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Jan 31, 2009

I have included Episode 25 of Books and Ideas in the feed for the Brain Science Podcast because it is a discussion of the alleged connection between vaccines and autism. In this episode I interview Dr. Paul Offit, author of "Autism's False Prophets: Bad Science, Risky Medicine, and the Search for a Cure." Despite...


Jan 17, 2009

Episode 53 of the Brain Science Podcast is a discussion of the book "Did My Neurons Make Me Do It?: Philosophical and Neurobiological Perspectives on Moral Responsibility and Free Will" by Nancey Murphy and Warren S. Brown. They argue convincingly against those who conclude that neuroscience is uncovering a...