Aug 23, 2019
This month's episode is the beginning a four part series about the Neuroscience of Consciousness. This month I am discussing and comparing the ideas from several recent books on the subject in preparation for several upcoming interviews on the subject. Many people consider consciousness to be the biggest mystery of all,...
Jul 28, 2019
This is the Premium episode transcript for BS 159 with Kevin Mitchell, author of Innate: How the Wiring of Our Brains Shapes Who We Are.
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Jul 26, 2019
BS 159 is an interview with Dr. Kevin Mitchell, author of Innate: How the Wiring of Our Brains Shapes Who We Are. We discuss the fact that our brain-based behavior is actually more innate than is commonly realized. Even identical twins are innately different despite having nearly identical genomes. This is because of...
Jul 6, 2019
This is the premium transcript for BS 158 with Patricia Churchland. We talk about her new book Conscience: The Origins of Moral Intuition.
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Jun 28, 2019
This month marks the return of popular Brain Science guest Dr. Patricia Churchland (BS 55 and BS 81). We talk about her new book, Conscience: The Origins of Moral Intuition. This book is a great combination of up to date neuroscience and critical thinking. It is recommended for listeners of all backgrounds.