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What The Pandemic Is Doing To The Wiring In Our Brains

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In his new book, neuroscientist David Eagleman explores how the brain adjusts to moments like the one we're living in now.

Aired: August 24, 2020 | Transcript

An undated image of the cover of the book "Livewired" by neuroscientist David Eagleman.

If only the brain were smart enough to figure out how the brain works.

While brain research has greatly expanded in recent years, there is so much we do not know about how the brain functions.

In his new book, neuroscientist David Eagleman explores how human brains absorbs experiences and adjusts to moments like the one we're living in now.

Eagleman joined Midday Edition on Monday to discuss the latest developments in brain research which he covers in his book "Livewired: The Inside Story of The Ever-Changing Brain."

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