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Fresh Air for January 22, 2010

Jonah Lehrer has written two books about the brain: How We Decide and Proust Was a Neuroscientist, in which he argues that Marcel Proust was decades ahead of science when it comes to understanding how the brain works. Nina Subin hide caption

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'How We Decide' And The Paralysis Of Analysis

'How We Decide' And The Paralysis Of Analysis

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Heart Of The Matter: Actor Brendan Fraser (with Diego Velazquez) plays John Crowley, whose American dream shatters when his children are diagnosed with a rare degenerative disease. CBS Films hide caption

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'Extraordinary Measures': The Least A Father Can Do

'Extraordinary Measures': The Least A Father Can Do

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Patti Smith's new memoir, Just Kids, tells the story of her creative bond and friendship with famed photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. Getty hide caption

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'Just Kids': Punk Icon Patti Smith Looks Back

'Just Kids': Punk Icon Patti Smith Looks Back

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