Writing Seminar in Cultural Studies and Criticism (NON-LPS): Secret Life of the Brain

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WRIT 030 902
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Fulfills Writing Requirement for SAS, EAS, NURS, Wharton.
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In this course we will explore what neuroscientist David Eagleman refers to as "secret life of the brain," by which he means the massive engineering of our subconscious brain that which is busy at work beneath the conscious decisions we make everyday. Eagleman describes our conscious minds as just the tip of the iceberg as he explores the role of the brain in driving our behavior, thoughts, and experiences. In this course we will focus on the Eagleman's work as a launching point for our own research and writing.Fulfills the Writing Requirement for CAS, WH, EAS, NUR.  Does not count toward the writing requirement for LPS. 

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