Mar 31, 2017
Dr. William Uttal first appeared on the Brain
Science Podcast back in 2012. He was a long time
critic of over reliance of certain types of brain imaging,
especially fMRI, in cognitive neuroscience. Sadly, he died in
February 2017, so in his honor I am replaying that original
interview. The points he made are just as relevant now as they were
5 years ago.
Links and References
- Uttal, W. R. (2011) Mind and Brain: A Critical
Appraisal of Cognitive Neuroscience.
- Uttal, W. R.
(2009) Neuroscience in the Courtroom:
What Every Lawyer Should Know About the Mind and the
- Ihnen, S. K. Z., Church,
J. A.. Petersen, S. E., & Schlaggar, B.L. (2009) Lack of generalizability of
sex difference in the fMRI Bold Activity associated with language
processes in adults. NeuroImage, 45, 1020-1032.
- Ioannidis, J. P. A.
(2005). "Why Most Published
Research Findings Are False". PLoS Medicine 2 (8): e124.
BSP 46: How fMRI works.
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