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'An Alchemy of Mind'

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'An Alchemy of Mind'

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'An Alchemy of Mind'

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What's the connection between that three-pound ball of gray matter called the brain — and the mind — that intangible web of consciousness that makes humans beings unique? Poet Diane Ackerman has some interesting ideas and joins NPR's Neal Conan to talk about her new book An Alchemy of Mind.

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Diane Ackerman, author of An Alchemy of Mind: The Marvel and Mystery of the Brain and A Natural History of the Senses

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