Critical Neuroscience by Suparna Choudhury
A Handbook of the Social and Cultural Contexts of Neuroscience

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Critical Neuroscience brings together multi-disciplinary scholars from around the world to explore key social, historical and philosophical studies of neuroscience, and to analyze the socio-cultural implications of recent advances in the field. Original, interdisciplinary approach explores the creative potential for engaging experimental neuroscience with social studies of neuroscienceFurthers the dialogue between neuroscience and the disciplines of the social sciences and humanitiesTranscends traditional scepticism, introducing novel ideas about ‘how to be critical’ in and about scienceFeatures contributions from eminent scholars including Steven Rose, Joseph Dumit, Laurence Kirmayer, Shaun Gallagher, Fernando Vidal, Allan Young and Joan Chiao

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Suparna Choudhury is Junior Professor at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science and the Berlin Institute for Mind and Brain, Humboldt University, Germany. Her research examines the emergence of the ?neurological adolescent'. She has also published on cultural neuroscience and topics at the intersection of neuroscience and society.Jan Slaby is Junior Professor in Philosophy of Mind and Emotion at Free University Berlin, Germany. The author of a German-language book exploring the world-disclosing nature of human emotions, he has also been involved in research and teaching on the philosophy of psychiatry, with a particular focus on affective disorders and background feelings.
Published September 7, 2011 by Wiley-Blackwell. 408 pages
Genres: Professional & Technical, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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