You, Illuminated

Commonsense explanations of neuroscience

Joshua Gowin, Ph.D., earned his doctorate in behavioral neuroscience at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston.

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You, Illuminated provides a forum to muse on the mental process of lying, why Santa Claus causes cognitive dissonance, and how vegetarianism impacts our brain.    What people have said about You, Illuminated:"...informative and often entertaining"-NESCA News & Notes"Excellent and crisp writing. Keep it coming!"-Kevin (commenter on a post)"I like it except for all the brain stuff."-Frank Gowin (Joshua's father)

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