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Books & Book Chapters
‘Asfuriyyeh: A History of Madness, Modernity, and War in the Middle East (under contract with MIT Press; the book will inaugurate a new series on “Psychiatry and Culture”).
NEURO: The New Brain Sciences and the Management of the Mind. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013. (With Nikolas Rose).
- Reviewed in The New Yorker, The Lancet, the Pacific Standard, PLOS Blog, Isis (a Journal of the History of Science Society), CMAJ, Theory, Culture & Society, among others.
- Translated into Japanese (forthcoming by Hosei University Press).
“Historiciser les Neurosciences.” In Neurosciences et société: Enjeux des savoirs et pratiques sur le cerveau, edited by Moutaud B. and Chamak B, 51-77. Paris: Armand Colin, 2014. (With Nikolas Rose). Link
“Governing through the brain: neuropolitics, neuroscience and subjectivity.” Cambridge Anthropology 32 (1) (2014): 3-23. (With Nikolas Rose). PDF
“From brain to neuro: the Brain Research Association and the making of British neuroscience, 1965-1996.” Journal of the History of the Neurosciences 21 (2012): 1–25. PDF
“The birth of the neuromolecular gaze.” History of the Human Sciences 23(1) (2010): 11-26. (With Nikolas Rose). PDF
“Post-war mental health, wealth and justice.” Traumatology (special issue on History, Memory and Trauma) 15(3) (2009): 13-22. PDF
“The Implications of Memory Research and Memory-Erasing Pills: A Conversation with Yadin Dudai.” BioSocieties 4 (1) (2009): 79-90. (With Yadin Dudai).
“The implications of the new brain sciences.” European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Reports 9 (12) (2008): 1158-62. Link
Review of As The World Ages: Rethinking a Demographic Crisis by Kavita Sivaramakrishnan in Medicine, Anthropology, Theory (February 2019) [Link]
Review of Being Brains: Making the Cerebral Subject by Fernando Vidal and Francesco Ortega in Isis: A Journal of the History of Science Society109 (4) (December 2018): 819–820. [Link]
Review of Traces of the Future: An Archaeology of Medical Science in Africa edited by Paul Wenzel Geissler, Guillaume Lachenal, John Manton, and Noémi Tousignant in Medicine, Anthropology, Theory (March 22, 2017). [Link]
Review of Unnatural History: Breast Cancer and American Society by Robert A. Aronowitz in Spontaneous Generations: A Journal for the History and Philosophy of Science 5 (1) (September 30, 2011): 79–82. [Link]