TOUCHING A NERVE
The Self as Brain. By Patricia S. Churchland.
W. W. Norton. 291 pages. $26.95.
The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience.
By Sally Satel and Scott O. Lilienfeld. Basic Books. 218 pages. $26.99.
Now that science’s newfound land is suddenly navigable, hordes of eager guides are offering up books that range from the basic to the lavishly appointed to the minutely subspecialized. But those who prefer wandering off trail may opt for two new ones, neither by a neuroscientist.