Continuation of a conversation about modern neuroscience – what it can and what it can't tell us about our brains and about ourselves.
Dr. Robert Burton, MD is a physician, journalist and author writing about the new science of brain, mind, neuroscience and the philosophy of science. He was formerly the Chief of the Division of Neurology at Mt Zion Hospital at the University of California at San Francisco and was the associate chief of the department of Neurosciences. Dr. Burton received his degrees from Yale University and the UCSF Medical School He writes frequently for the San Francisco Chronicle and Salon. His latest book is “The Skeptics Guide to the Mind: What Neuroscience Can and Cannot Tell Us About Ourselves.”