Neurobiology and Behavior Web Papers Book Commentaries

Students in Biology 202 at Bryn Mawr College write commentaries on books of interest to themselves related to neurobiology and behavior. These are made available via links from the index below to encourage further exploration by others having similar or related interests. All papers have associated on-line forums for continuing conversation.

Adam ZakheimFreud in Tragedy
Anna Dela CruzReview of Beauty: The Value of Values
aybala50Determining Personalities: Genetics or Environment
bbaum“The Ape and the Sushi Master: Cultural Reflections of a Primatologist”
BeccaB-CThe Curious Incident of Reafferent Loops and the I-Function in Autism
Bo-Rin KimThe Problem of the Soul: Two VIsions of the Mind and How to Reconcile Them
bpyensonProust was a Neuroscientist: True Efforts towards a Third Culture or Just a Pretty Narrative?
Brie StarkThe Storyteller's Reconstruction: A Book Review of Claudia Osborn's "Over My Head"
ccBook Commentary- The Schopenhauer Cure
Crystal LeonardSoul Made Flesh
ddlDefining Reality in Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.'s "Slaughterhouse Five"
drichardLanguage and Mind: Assessing Chomsky through a Neurobiological Lens
eglaserThe Diving Bell and the Butterfly: a brief report
fquadriA Book Commentary on Synaptic Self
hamsterjackyAnimals in Translation: Using the Secrets of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior, a commentary
hlee01Book commentary--The Drama of the Gifted Child
hopeBook Commentary of Girl, Interupted
iljaBook commentary on ‘An Anthropologist on Mars’ by Oliver Sacks
jlustickThe Science of Storytelling: Self and World as Narrative
jrlewisThe Emotions of Animals
jwiltseeThe Metamorphosis
Leah Bonnell“The Geography of Thought,” Richard E. Nisbett
Lisa B.The Case Studies of Oliver Sachs: How Neurologic Disorders Help Us Understand the Complexity of Personality and Identity
mmgFlowers for Algernon: Powers of our Brain
nafisamThe Drama of the Gifted Child-Book Commentary
OrganizedKhaosSearching for the Mango Princess
Percival52The Sociopath Next Door
redminkThe Creating Brain, the Learning Brain
Sam BeeboutJeff Hawkins' On Intelligence
SandraGandarezThe Astonishing Hypothesis
Sarah TabiThe Psychology of Female Violence
shikhaThe Rider, the Elephant, and Storytelling
vcruzLove is a Story

 

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