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Envisioning the emotive mind

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Science  25 Jun 2021:
Vol. 372, Issue 6549, pp. 1401
DOI: 10.1126/science.abj1196

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Karl Deisseroth's Projections: A Story of Human Emotions is a memoir about his life in psychiatry, the patients he has met, and his efforts as a scientist to solve the mysteries of mental illness. Like many doctors, scientists, and caregivers before him, Deisseroth endeavors to find an emotive language for the psychiatric patients he meets. He accomplishes this by weaving together what he describes as three strands: psychiatric knowledge, technology, and imagination.

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