Margriet Sitskoorn

Margriet Sitskoorn is professor of clinical neuropsychology at the University of Tilburg. She carries out research into the relationship between brain and behaviour. Alongside her scientific work she writes columns for various popular science magazines and works on a number of television programmes. She is also the author of The Makeable Brain and Long Live the Brain.

Passions of the Brain

Passions of the Brain

Why sin is so tempting

(Prometheus, 2010, 224 pages)

Neuropsychologist Margriet Sitskoorn believes that the seven deadly sins are firmly anchored in our brains. Every day we are forced to tame our lusts and resist temptations large and small. Sitskoorn is far from surprised that we do not always succeed.

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