Scanning the lifeworld : Toward a critical neuroscience of action and interaction

  title={Scanning the lifeworld : Toward a critical neuroscience of action and interaction},
  author={S. Gallagher},
A recent report published in Neuron, a leading journal of neuroscience, by researchers at Japan’s ATR Computational Neuroscience Laboratories (Miyawaki et al. 2008) has been the basis for the claim that “new brain analysis technology ... can reconstruct the images inside a person’s mind and display them on a computer monitor.” 2 This claim was followed by what is now a traditional optimistic prediction made in this case by a close colleague for the media: “These results are a breakthrough in… Expand

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