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Who's in Charge? Free Will and the Science of the Brain

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ISBN-10: 0061906115

ISBN-13: 9780061906114

Edition: N/A

Authors: Michael S. Gazzaniga

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“Big questions are Gazzaniga’s stock in trade.”—New York Times“Gazzaniga is one of the most brilliant experimental neuroscientists in the world.”—Tom Wolfe“Gazzaniga stands as a giant among neuroscientists, for both the quality of his research and his ability to communicate it to a general public with infectious enthusiasm.”—Robert Bazell, Chief Science Correspondent, NBC NewsThe author of Human, Michael S. Gazzaniga has been called the “father of cognitive neuroscience.” In his remarkable book, Who’s in Charge?, he makes a powerful and provocative argument that counters the common wisdom that our lives are wholly determined by physical processes we cannot control. His well-reasoned case…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/11/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.31" wide x 8.00" long x 0.61" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Michael S. Gazzaniga is Professor of Psychology and Director of the SAGE Center for the Study of Mind at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Co-Director of the Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience, and President of the Cognitive Neuroscience Institute.

Introduction
The Way We Are
The Parallel and Distributed Brain
The Interpreter
Abandoning the Concept of Free Will
The Social Mind
We Are the Law
An Afterword
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index