Who's in Charge?: Free Will and the Science of the Brain (Compact Disc)
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The father of cognitive neuroscience and author of Human offers a provocative argument against the common belief that our lives are wholly determined by physical processes and we are therefore not responsible for our actions.
About the Author
Michael S. Gazzaniga is the director of the SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind at the University of California, Santa Barbara. The author of Human: The Science Behind What Makes Your Brain Unique and The Ethical Brain: The Science of Our Moral Dilemmas, he is president of the Cognitive Neuroscience Institute; founding director of the MacArthur Foundation's Law and Neuroscience Project; and a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Academy of Sciences. Michael lives in California. Pete Larkin, an AudioFile Earphones Award winner, has wide voice-over and on-camera experience and has worked in virtually all media. He was the public address announcer for the New York Mets from 1988 to 1993. He has worked as a disc jockey in Baltimore, Washington, and New York, including as host of WNEW-FM's highly rated "Saturday Morning Sixties" program. An award-winning on-camera host, Pete has worked on many industrial films for many of the country's top companies, corporations, and governmental agencies and has done hundreds of commercials, promos, and narrations. His theater experience includes a variety of dramatic, comedic, and musical roles.
Praise for Who's in Charge?: Free Will and the Science of the Brain…
"A fascinating affirmation of our essential humanity." ---Kirkus