Tales from Both Sides of the Brain

Michael S. Gazzaniga, "the father of cognitive neuroscience," gives us an exciting behind-the-scenes look at his seminal work on the enigmatic coupling of the right and left...

The Consciousness Instinct Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes the Mind

"The father of cognitive neuroscience" illuminates the past, present, and future of the mind-brain problemHow do neurons turn into minds? How does physical "stuff"―atoms,...

Who's in Charge? Free Will and the Science of the Brain

A powerful orthodoxy in the study of the brain has taken hold in recent years: Since physical laws govern the physical world and our own brains are part of that world, physical...