Book Discussion on The Birth of the Mind

Gary Marcus talked about his book The Birth of the Mind: How a Tiny Number of Genes Creates the Complexities of Human Thought, published by… read more

Gary Marcus talked about his book The Birth of the Mind: How a Tiny Number of Genes Creates the Complexities of Human Thought, published by Basic Books. Mr. Marcus explains the relationship between biology and the mind in his book and describes the make-up of the brain from functions that form at birth to the development of genes into adulthood. The author asserts that advanced biological and genetic research will soon lay the foundation for the genetic revolution. Following his remarks Professor Marcus responded to questions from members of the audience. close

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  • Gary F. Marcus Associate Professor New York University->Psychology
  • Brad Seibel Manager Barnes and Noble Booksellers->Community Relations

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Book Discussion on The Birth of the Mind

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Pikesville, Maryland, United States
First Aired:
Aug 8, 2004
Last Aired:
Feb 27, 2005

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  • Aug 08, 2004 | 6:30am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 14, 2004 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 04, 2004 | 9:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 27, 2005 | 10:58pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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