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Brainwashed

The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience
Satel, Sally L. (Book - 2013)
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In recent years, the advent of MRI technology seems to have unlocked the secrets of the human mind, revealing the sources of our deepest desires, intentions, and fears. In this book, the authors argue that the explanatory power of brain scans in particular and neuroscience more generally has been vastly overestimated. Although acknowledging its tremendous potential, they believe that the overzealous application of the burgeoning field of brain science has put innocent people in jail, prevented addicts from healing themselves, and undermined notions of free will and responsibility.
Authors: Satel, Sally L.
Title: Brainwashed
the seductive appeal of mindless neuroscience
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, c2013.
Characteristics: xxiii, 226 p. ;,24 cm.
Content Type: text, tekst
Media Type: zonder medium, unmediated
Carrier Type: band, volume
Contents: Introduction : Losing our minds in the age of brain science
This is your brain on Ahmadinejad : or what is brain imaging?
The buyologist is in : the rise of neuromarketing
Addiction and the brain-disease fallacy
The telltale brain : neuroscience and deception
My amygdala made me do it : the trials of neurolaw
The future of blame : neuroscience and moral responsibility
Epilogue : Mind over gray matter.
Summary: In recent years, the advent of MRI technology seems to have unlocked the secrets of the human mind, revealing the sources of our deepest desires, intentions, and fears. In this book, the authors argue that the explanatory power of brain scans in particular and neuroscience more generally has been vastly overestimated. Although acknowledging its tremendous potential, they believe that the overzealous application of the burgeoning field of brain science has put innocent people in jail, prevented addicts from healing themselves, and undermined notions of free will and responsibility.
Local Note: 15 35 53 76 80 109 118 133 172
Additional Contributors: Lilienfeld, Scott O. 1960-
ISBN: 0465037860
9780465037865
0465018777
9780465018772
Statement of Responsibility: Sally Satel and Scott O. Lilienfeld
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p.157-218) and index.
Subject Headings: Mind and body. Brain. Neurosciences.
Topical Term: Mind and body.
Brain.
Neurosciences.
LCCN: 2013444275
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