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BS168 Cecilia Heyes author of "Cognitive Gadgets: The Cultural Evolution of Thinking"

Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

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BS168 Cecilia Heyes author of "Cognitive Gadgets: The Cultural Evolution of Thinking"

Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

Brain Science was launched in 2006 by Dr. Ginger Campbell, an experienced emergency physician with a passion for exploring how recent discoveries in neuroscience are revealing how our brains make us who we are. This podcast is for non-scientists, scientists, and everyone in between. We interview scientists and discuss the latest books about the brain. Monthy episodes resume in June 2017, but all episodes posted since January 2013 are available for FREE in iTunes. Please visit our website for more episodes and transcripts.

Brain Science with Ginger Campbell, MD: Neuroscience for Everyone

BS 168 is an interview with psychologist Cecilia Heyes from Oxford University in the UK. We talk about her fascinating book "Cognitive Gadgets: The Cultural Evolution of Thinking." Our focus is on exploring the evidence that several cognitive skills that appear to be unique to humans are learned from other people rather than being inherited genetically as is often assumed. The proposal that language is a cognitive gadget NOT a cognitive instinct is controversial and has very important implications. Links and References: Cognitive Gadgets: The Cultural Evolution of Thinking by Cecilia Heyes Oostenbroek J, Slaughter, V, et. Al. (2016). Comprehensive longitudinal study challenges the existence of neonatal imitation in humans. Current Biology 26(10), 1334-1338. See show notes at http://brainsciencepodcast.com for additional links and references. Please Visit Our Sponsors: TextExpander at http://textexpander.com/podcast Announcements: Brain Science comes out on the 2nd and 4th Friday each month. The expanded 2nd. Ed. of Are You Sure? The Unconscious Origins of Certainty will be coming out April 28, 2020. Learn how you can support Brain Science at http://brainsciencepodcast.com/donations Sign up for the free Brain Science Newsletter to get show notes automatically every month. Check out the free Brain Science Mobile app for iOS, Android, and Windows. (It's a great way to get both new episodes and premium content.) Send email to brainsciencepodcast@gmail.com or post voice feedback at http://speakpipe.com/docartemis. Connect on Social Media: Twitter: @docartemis Join the Brain Science Group on Goodreads at: http/brainscienceforum.com Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/brainsciencepodcast Contact Dr. Campbell: Email: brainsciencepodcast@gmail.com Voicemail: http://speakpipe.com/docartemis

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