"I'd never been a science person," Casey Schwartz declares at the beginning of her far-reaching quest to understand how we define ourselves. Nevertheless, in her early 20s, she was drawn to the possibilities and insights emerging on the frontiers of brain research. Over the next decade she set out to meet the neuroscientists and psychoanalysts engaged with such questions as: How do we perceive the world, make decisions, or remember our childhoods? Are we using the brain? Or the mind? To what extent is it both?
"Good review of field"
"The Couch in Rainbow Colors: LGBT-Affirming' Therapy" is from the July 13, 2016, Lifestyle section of The New York Times. It was written by Casey Schwartz and narrated by Sam Scholl.
"Dear Google, Is There a Shrink for That?" is from the Health section of The New York Times. It was written by Casey Schwartz and narrated by Kristi Burns.