ANTH 5605 - Anthropology of Neuroscience Course uri icon



  • Examines the connections between the production and social uptake of neuroscientific knowledge, and explores how transformations in neuroscience shape understandings of human nature. Focusing on anthropological, philosophical, and popular literature, this course addresses the following themes through a cultural and anthropological lens: subjectivity and neuroimaging, "disability" and "neurodiversity," child development, gender, "risk" and neoliberal governance, and the production of scientific expertise. Same as ANTH 4605.