Neuroscience – especially pretty pictures created by means of CT scans and/or MRIs – is all the rage.  If you see brain activity in one or more regions of the brain while a subject is doing a certain task or thinking a certain thing, you can claim that those regions “control” or “are involved in” those tasks or thoughts.

Sometimes I think that brain research is a bit hyped up, and that many of the conclusions are more enthusiastic than scientifically accurate.  Apparently, I am not alone.  Here is a clever spoof that speaks for itself.

About Michael J. Kubat

I'm a grumpy Czech-born clinical social worker who is vitally interested in the survival in the United States as a viable democracy and a beacon of hope for the rest of the world.
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