Episode 64 of the Brain Science Podcast is our Third Annual Review Episode. It includes a review of some of the major ideas we talked about in 2009 and a look ahead to what I have planned for 2010.
Main Books Discussed in 2009:
- Play: How It Shapes the Brain, Opens the Imagination, and Invigorates the Soul, by Stuart Brown, MD (BSP 60).
- Making up the Mind: How the Brain Creates Our Mental World, by Chris Frith (BSP 57).
- Did My Neurons Make Me Do It?: Philosophical and Neurobiological Perspectives on Moral Responsibility and Free Will, by Nancey Murphy and Warren S. Brown (BSP 53 and BSP 62).
- Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness, by Alva Noë (BSP 58).
Guests who appeared on the Brain Science Podcast in 2009:
- David Bainbridge, PhD: University Clinical Veterinary Anatomist from Cambridge University (BSP 63).
- Warren S. Brown, PhD: experimental psychologist from Fuller Theological Seminary (BSP 62).
- Guy Caldwell, PhD: molecular biologist from the University of Alabama (BSP 59).
- Patricia Churchland, PhD: neurophilosopher from University of California at San Diego (BSP 55).
- Chris Frith, PhD: neuropsychologist from University College London (BSP 57).
- Allan Jones, PhD: Chief Science Officer at the Allen Institute for Brain Research (BSP 61).
- Eve Marder, PhD: neuroscientist from Brandeis University (BSP 56).
- Michael Merzenich, PhD pioneer in neuroplasticity (BSP 54).
- Alva Noë, Phd: philosopher from the University of California (BSP 58)
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Coming in 2010:
- Episodes about emotion and memory, plus many other topics.
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