Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience by Scott O. Lilienfeld, Sally Satel

By Scott O. Lilienfeld, Sally Satel

In recent times, the appearance of MRI expertise turns out to have unlocked the secrets and techniques of the human brain, revealing the resources of our inner most wants, intentions, and fears. As well known psychiatrist and pupil Sally Satel and psychologist Scott O. Lilienfeld reveal in Brainwashed, in spite of the fact that, the explanatory strength of mind scans specifically and neuroscience extra mostly has been drastically over priced. even supposing acknowledging its great power, the authors argue that the overzealous program of the burgeoning box of mind technology has placed blameless humans in penitentiary, avoided addicts from therapeutic themselves, and undermined notions of loose will and responsibility.

A provocative problem to the use and abuse of a seductive technology, Brainwashed offers an important corrective to determinist motives of human habit.

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