Brain Teasers

How I Rescued My Brain: A Psychologist’s Remarkable Recovery from Stroke and Trauma by David Roland Scribe, 2014, 305 pages, $29.99 The Biology of Desire: Why Addiction is Not a Disease by Marc David Lewis Scribe, 2015, 256 pages, $29.99   The rise of neuroscience has been described by both critics and cheerleaders as filling the gap left by the decline of theology and philosophy. Increasingly, it is the language of the brain and psychology that modern educated Westerners use in attempts to make sense of their experiences. The fiercest critics include the British medical writer Raymond Tallis, who in…

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