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Who’s in Charge

Free Will and the Science of the Brain

By Michael S. Gazzaniga
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Who’s in Charge: Free Will and the Science of the Brain by Michael S. Gazzaniga

Who’s in Charge (2011) explains science’s latest discoveries in how the human brain works and what such insight means for civil society at large. These blinks examine the concept of “free will” and how advances in neuroscience are also changing how we approach law and order.

  • Anyone interested in how the brain works
  • Lawyers, philosophers or students examining the justice system
  • People curious about the concept of “free will”

Michael S. Gazzaniga is the director of the SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind at the University of California at Santa Barbara, the president of the Cognitive Neuroscience Institute and the founding director of the MacArthur Foundation’s Law and Neuroscience Project.

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