How I became a neuroscientist

I am often asked how I found my career.  From an early age, I’ve obsessed over two things: automobiles, and psychology.  The arc that carried me to a career where I can pursue these interests is rather long.  I describe the journey here so that any readers interested in changing their paths to pursue an exotic interest […]

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What is the Empiricist Blog?

Ironically, most of us ignore empirical evidence when we choose to understand how decisions are made.  The evidence shows that we are biologically wired to feel our way toward good decisions, that no decisions are devoid of emotion, and that reason and emotion work together for good decision making. But most of us think that […]

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