Fall 2015 – Minds and Brains in America (Prof. Henry Cowles)

Teaching Fellow

(PSYC 135/CGSC 135/HIST 118/HSHM 216)
Professor Henry Cowles

A survey of the science and medicine of mind and brain since 1800. Topics include madness and the asylum; phrenology and psychoanalysis; psychology in politics, law, and advertising; the rise of the “neuro” disciplines; and mental health in public life. Sources from fields such as neurology, physiology, psychology, psychiatry, and philosophy. Readings from works by Darwin, James, Freud, Foucault, Chomsky, and Pinker.

Total Enrollment: 352

Role: Teaching Assistant
Sections Taught: 2
Students: 29

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