Brexit, borders and brains | Daniel Glaser

Brexit, borders and brains | Daniel Glaser

Brexit, borders and brains | Daniel Glaser 150 150 icnagency

By: Daniel Glaser | Brexit, borders and brains | Daniel Glaser | Neuroscience | The Guardian

Debates about hard and soft borders post-Brexit is one thing, but neuroscientists have been arguing over mapping the brain for more than a century

The nature of the Irish border post-Brexit is currently much debated. In neuroscience, historical arguments about the demarcation and definition of borders have played a significant role in investigating how the brain works.

There is always interest in locating the area of the brain responsible for love, or the ‘centre’ for religious experience, and these discoveries are usually driven by modern brain imaging techniques, such as fMRI or PET.

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