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Paul Broks

Paul Broks appears in the following:

After Life

Monday, July 27, 2009

Eleven meditations on how, when, and even if we die.

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Who Am I?

Monday, May 07, 2007

The "mind" and "self" were formerly the domain of philosophers & priests. But this hour, neurologists lead the charge.

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Where is that part that is "me"?

Looking into a mirror as a young child, Steven Johnson wondered, "How is that me?" We try to find that part of the brain that recognizes ones self with Montclair State University Professor Julian Keenan. Turns out: only half of your brain really knows who you are. Also, Independent radio producer Hannah Palin tells about her mother, who, after suffering an aneurism, woke up with a completely different personality. She looks the same, and has the same memories, but where did her old mother go? One possible answer: Vietnam. Later, Paul Broks continues the discussion on the fragility of the self.

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