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After Words: Michael Gazzaniga, "Who's in Charge?: Free Will and the Science of the Brain," hosted by Sally Satel

About the Program

The latest book of the renowned neuroscientist is a collection of his Gifford Lectures on science, religion and philosophy.  In them, his fundamental premise is that people are responsible for their actions and should be held accountable, despite any neurochemistry in the brain that may influence specific behaviors.  He discusses his theories about ethics and free will with psychiatrist and author Sally Satel.

About the Authors

Michael Gazzaniga

Michael Gazzaniga is the director of the University of California-Santa Barbara's SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind. He directs the university's Summer Institute in Cognitive Neuroscience and is also the founding director of the MacArthur Foundation's Law and Neuroscience Project.  Mr. Gazzaniga's other books include "The Ethical Brain," and "Human: The Science Behind What Makes Us Unique."


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After Words: Michael Gazzaniga, "Who's in Charge?: Free Will and the Science of the Brain," hosted by Sally Satel

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Past Airings

  • Sunday, January 8th at 12pm (ET)
  • Monday, January 2nd at 5pm (ET)
  • Monday, January 2nd at 3am (ET)
  • Sunday, January 1st at 9pm (ET)
  • Saturday, December 31st at 10pm (ET)
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