Russell A. Poldrack
Director, Imaging Research Center
Professor of Psychology and Neurobiology
University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

Jun. 28, 2013

‘Brainwashed’ Examines the Value of Brain Scans

What, if anything, can brain scans reveal about the mind at work?

Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience, Sally Satel, Scott Lilienfeld, gary marcus, russell poldrack

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