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Kevin Mitchell: Nature/Nurture, Genetics, Personality, Autism, Schizophrenia, Synesthesia, Free Will

About the Guest: Kevin Mitchell, PhD is a geneticist & neuroscientist at Trinity College, Dublin. His research has focused on understanding the genetic programs that sculpt the wiring of the brain and the relevance of these to variation in brains and psychological faculties of humans and animals.


Episode Summary: Nick talks to Dr. Kevin Mitchell about: 'Nature vs. Nurture,' the genetics of brain development, autism & schizophrenia, human brain and psychological variation, synesthesia, agency & free will, and more.


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