Inside the Psychologist’s Studio: Michael Gazzaniga

APS Past President Michael Gazzaniga, University of California, Santa Barbara, is one of the world’s leading neuroscientists. He received a PhD in psychobiology from the California Institute of Technology and is a pioneer in the study of how the brain enables the mind. Gazzaniga’s books include Mind Matters, Nature’s Mind, The Cognitive Neurosciences, and most recently The Ethical Brain. He has maintained a distinguished teaching career and is a member of the President’s Council on Bioethics. Gazzaniga was interviewed by his good friend Leo Chalupa, University of California, Davis.

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It is very nice to get someone talking about how important it is to stay within the constraints of the date and at the same time to keep track of the big picture. Well done! Time well spent!

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