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

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Show simple item record Dumit, Joseph en_US
dc.coverage.temporal Fall 2002 en_US 2002-12
dc.identifier STS.066-Fall2002
dc.identifier local: STS.066
dc.identifier local: IMSCP-MD5-da96d8e39146b12ab311604092ec0d09
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_US
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dc.subject brain en_US
dc.subject cultural object en_US
dc.subject contemporary media en_US
dc.subject science en_US
dc.subject society en_US
dc.subject cultural assumptions en_US
dc.subject neuroscience en_US
dc.subject anthropology en_US
dc.subject history en_US
dc.subject semiotics en_US
dc.subject cognitive sciences en_US
dc.subject historical views en_US
dc.subject digital images en_US
dc.subject psychopharmacology en_US
dc.subject mental illness en_US
dc.subject neurotransmitters en_US
dc.subject brain science en_US
dc.subject Science -- Social aspects en_US
dc.subject Brain en_US
dc.title STS.066 Brains and Culture: Love, Lies & Neurotransmitters, Fall 2002 en_US
dc.title.alternative Brains and Culture: Love, Lies & Neurotransmitters en_US

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