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Mar 26, 2021

This is the premium transcript of BS 182 with Iris Berent, author of The Blind Storyteller: How We Reason About Human Nature. We explore how our tendencies toward dualism and essentialism often lead us astray because they lead to conclusions that are contrary to scientific evidence.

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Mar 26, 2021

This month's episode of Brain Science features Iris Berent, author of "The Blind Storyteller: How We Reason About Human Nature." We explore how our deeply entrenched biases toward dualism and essentialism impact our attitudes toward neuroscience and toward problems like mental illness.

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Feb 26, 2021

This is the premium transcript for BS 181, which features Sir Simon Baron-Cohen. We talk about his new book "The Pattern Seekers: How Autism Drives Human Invention."

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Feb 26, 2021

This month's episode of Brain Science features Sir Simon Baron-Cohen, one of the world's leading researchers on the neuroscience of autism. We discuss his latest book "The Pattern Seekers: How Autism Drives Human Invention." This book reminds us that many different kinds of science can enrich our lives and...


Jan 22, 2021

This is the Premium transcript for BS 180 with E. Bruce Goldstein, author of "The Mind: Consciousness, Prediction, and the Brain."

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