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Your Brain's Reins

Cowboy riding a Brain
Your brain’s hidden drivers

(Repeat) You are your brain.  But what happens when your brain changes for the worse – either by physical injury or experience?  Are you still responsible for your actions?

We hear how the case of a New York man charged with murder was one of the first to introduce neuroscience as evidence in court.  Plus, how technology hooks us – a young man so addicted to video games, he lacked social skills, or even a desire to eat.  Find out how technology designers conspire against his digital detox.

Also, even if your brain is intact and your only task is choosing a sock color, are you really in control?  How your unconscious directs even mundane behavior … and how you can outwit it. 

Guests:

  •  – Author of 
  •  – Co-founder and chief clinical officer of reSTART, an internet addiction recovery program
  •  – Assistant professor of marketing and psychology at New York University, Stern School of Business, and author of 
  •  – Psychologist at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia

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originally aired April 10, 2017