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STS.066 Brains and Culture: Love, Lies & Neurotransmitters, Fall 2002

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dc.contributor.author Dumit, Joseph
dc.coverage.temporal Fall 2002
dc.date.accessioned 2010-06-09T06:09:03Z
dc.date.available 2010-06-09T06:09:03Z
dc.date.issued 2002-12
dc.identifier STS.066-Fall2002
dc.identifier.other STS.066
dc.identifier.other IMSCP-MD5-da96d8e39146b12ab311604092ec0d09
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/55811
dc.description.abstract Subject examines the brain as a cultural object in contemporary media, science, and society. Explores cultural assumptions about neuroscience by drawing on anthropology, history, semiotics, and the cognitive sciences. Topics include historical views of the brain; digital images of the brain; psychopharmacology; mental illness; neurotransmitters; and the culture of brain science. Class assignments include three brief analytical papers and one oral presentation. en
dc.language.iso en-US
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dc.subject brain en
dc.subject cultural object en
dc.subject contemporary media en
dc.subject science en
dc.subject society en
dc.subject cultural assumptions en
dc.subject neuroscience en
dc.subject anthropology en
dc.subject history en
dc.subject semiotics en
dc.subject cognitive sciences en
dc.subject historical views en
dc.subject digital images en
dc.subject psychopharmacology en
dc.subject mental illness en
dc.subject neurotransmitters en
dc.subject brain science en
dc.subject.lcsh Science -- Social aspects en
dc.subject.lcsh Brain en
dc.title STS.066 Brains and Culture: Love, Lies & Neurotransmitters, Fall 2002 en
dc.title.alternative Brains and Culture: Love, Lies & Neurotransmitters en
dc.audience.educationlevel Undergraduate
dc.subject.cip 302401 en
dc.subject.cip Neuroscience en
dc.subject.cip 301501 en
dc.subject.cip Science, Technology and Society. en


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