Monthly Archives: November 2009

November 30, 2009

Football’s blow to the head

On Sunday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell made a startling concession to medical ethics – one resisted by his predecessors. He said that when a player sustains a concussion, teams will now be required to seek advice from “independent” neurologists. He … Read More

November 25, 2009

Brain scans and neurotrash

The notion that “the mind is what the brain does” is catching fire in academia, especially in the trendy area of neuroscience. In other words, you — your personality, your most intimate self, your dreams, your convictions — are electrical … Read More

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