Brain Surgery To Cure The Mind

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Brain surgery in any shape or form to treat people with psychiatric illness was virtually abandoned after public outcry over the abuse of lobotomies half a century ago.

However, recent progress in neuroscience is igniting renewed interest in this field.

Graham Easton explores the science and the ethics of operating on the brain to cure the mind.

2003040120030402

Brain surgery in any shape or form to treat people with psychiatric illness was virtually abandoned after public outcry over the abuse of lobotomies half a century ago.

However, recent progress in neuroscience is igniting renewed interest in this field.

Graham Easton explores the science and the ethics of operating on the brain to cure the mind.