Inside the Human Brain

With the power of neuroimaging, David Ewing Duncan takes a magical mystery tour of his own mind, exploring fear, memory, and faith.

Neuroimaging
James Brewer takes a seat beside me in a cafe at the San Diego Convention Center, where we are both attending the largest neuroscience meeting in the world: thirty thousand brains researching brains. With his balding head, bright eyes, and baby cheeks, Brewer, a neurologist at the University of California at San Diego, looks like a large and curious toddler. An unlikely messenger, perhaps, in what for me is a moment of truth. I had undergone a series of diagnostic procedures in his laborat...
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