Episode 153 of Brain Science is an interview with Harvard neuroscientist John Dowling. We talk about his latest book Understanding the Brain: From Cells to Behavior to Cognition with a special focus on vision. I first featured Dr. Dowling’s work back in BSP 4 and I am making this episode available as free extra content for users of the free Brain Science mobile app.
Understanding the Brain is a book intended for students in other disciplines who want to get an overview of neuroscience. Meanwhile, those who are interested in more detail about vision research may want to read Vision: How It Works and What Can Go Wrong, which Dr. Dowling wrote with his brother Joseph.
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Links and References:
Vision: How It Works and What Can Go Wrong by John E. Dowling and Joseph L. Dowling Jr.
Understanding the Brain: From Cells to Behavior to Cognition by John E. Dowling
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