Books featured on the Brain Science Podcast
Here is a list (arranged alphabetically by author) of the books that have been featured on the Brain Science Podcast. Click directly on the title to go to the BSP aStore (Amazon.com) We have also included links to the episode show notes, and to Audible.com (when available). Please consult the show notes for individual episodes for additional references. (NOTE: *indicates episode of Books and Ideas that was included in the BSP feed.)
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Anderson,Michael, After Phrenology: Neural Reuse and the Interactive Brain; BSP 124.
Bainbridge, David, Teenagers: A Natural History; BSP Interview; and, Beyond the Zonules of Zinn: A Fantastic Journey Through Your Brain; BSP 32, BSP 118.
Bergen, Benjamin, Louder Than Words: The New Science of How the Mind Makes Meaning; BSP Interview.
Burton, Robert A., On Being Certain: Believing You Are Right Even When You're Not; BSP 42; BSP Interview; and, A Skeptic's Guide to the Mind: What Neuroscience Can and Cannot Tell Us About Ourselves, BSP Interview.
Churchland, Patricia, Brain-Wise: Studies in Neurophilosophy; and, Neurophilosophy: Toward a Unified Science of the Mind-Brain; BSP Interview; and, Braintrust: What Neuroscience Tells Us about Morality; BSP Interview; Audible link.
Crick, Francis, Astonishing Hypothesis: The Scientific Search for the Soul; BSP 5.
Damasio, Antonio, Self Comes to Mind: Constructing the Conscious Brain; BSP 90. Audible link.
Friederici, Angela, Language in Our Brain: The Origins of a Uniquely Human Capacity; BSP 144.
George, Daniel, and, Whitehouse, Peter, The Myth of Alzheimer's: What You Aren't Being Told About Today's Most Dreaded Diagnosis; (B&I 36*); Audible link.
Goldberg, Elkhonon, The Executive Brain: Frontal Lobes and the Civilized Mind; BSP 16; The Wisdom Paradox: How Your Mind Can Grow Stronger As Your Brain Grows Older; BSP 17; BSP Interview; The SharpBrains Guide to Brain Fitness: How to Optimize Brain Fitness and Performance at Any Age; BSP 100; Creativity: The Human Brain in the Age of Innovation; BSP 143.
Greenspan, Stanley, and, Shanker, Stuart, The First Idea: How Symbols, Language, and Intelligence Evolved from Our Primate Ancestors to Modern Humans; BSP 6; BSP Interview.
Herculano-Houzel, Suzana, The Human Advantage: How Our Brains Became Remarkable; BSP Interview.
Johnson, Steven, Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday Life; BSP 1; Audible link.
Kandel, Eric, In Search of Memory: The Emergence of a New Science of Mind; BSP 3.
Kenneally, Christine, The First Word: The Search for the Origins of Language; BSP 30.
Lende, Daniel H., and Downey, Greg, The Encultured Brain: An Introduction to Neuroanthropology, BSP Interview.
Macknik, Stephen, and, Martinez-Conde, Susana, Sleights of Mind: What the Neuroscience of Magic Reveals about Our Everyday Deceptions; BSP Interview; Audible link.
Medina, John, Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School; BSP Interview; Audible link; Brain Rules for Aging Well: 10 Principles for Staying Healthy, Vital, and Sharp; BSP Interview; Audible link.
Merzenich, Michael, Soft-Wired: How the New Science of Brain Plasticity Can Change Your Life; BSP Interview.
Metzinger, Thomas, The Ego Tunnel: The Science of the Mind and the Myth of the Self; BSP Interview; Audible link.
Murphy, Nancey, and, Brown, Warren, Did My Neurons Make Me Do It?: Philosophical and Neurobiological Perspectives on Moral Responsiblity and Free Will; BSP 53; BSP Interview.
Nassim, Charlotte, Lessons from the Lobster: Eve Marder's Work in Neuroscience; BS 147 discussion
Nicholls, John, Martin, A., Wallace, Bruce, and, Fuchs, Paul, From Neuron to Brain: A Cellular and Molecular Approach to the Function of the Nervous System; BSP 8.
Quian Quiroga, Rodrigo, The Forgetting Machine: Memory, Perception, and the "Jennifer Aniston Neuron." BSP Interview; Audible link.
Ratey, John, Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain; BSP Interview; Audible link; and, Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder From Childhood Through Adulthood; BSP Interview; Audible link.
Rizzolatti, Giacomo, and, Sinigaglia, Corrado, Mirrors in the Brain: How Our Minds Share Actions, Emotions, and Experience; BSP 35.
Rose, Nikolas, and Abi-Rached, Joelle, Neuro: The New Brain Sciences and the Management of the Mind; BSP 109.
Satel, Sally, and Lilienfeld, Scott, Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience; BSP 109.
Seung, Sebastian, Connectome: How the Brain's Wiring Makes Us Who We Are, BSP Interview; Audible link.
Uttal, Willliam, Mind and Brain: A Critical Appraisal of Cognitive Neuroscience; BSP 83.