How should we understand metaphors in neuroscience? [S-19-29]

Presenter: Stephen Casper
Location: SUNY: Maxcy 104
Classes: 1 Session 1.5 hours
Dates: Thu 2:00 PM 03/21

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This course will take the form of a discussion of passages, images, and concepts that structure how we speak and think about the nervous system. Our goal is to think aloud about what metaphors do in neuroscience and how they create and elude meaning.

Stephen Casper is a Full Professor in History at Clarkson University. He has written extensively on the histo- ry of the mind and brain sciences. He is currently writing a cultural history of concussion.

NOTE: The presenter suggests, before coming to class, that we watch his 14 minute commentary on the psychology of metaphors, given at Columbia University last year.  Go to YouTube to watch his lecture:

Cap: 50

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