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DEAN BURNETT is a neuroscientist, an experienced tutor and lecturer, and a regular blogger/contributor to the Guardian and other publications. The author of The Idiot Brain and The Happy Brain, he has appeared on NPR’s Fresh Air, CBC’s The Current, Ireland’s NewsTalk and countless platforms and publications in the UK. The TV rights for The Idiot Brain were purchased by Whoopi Goldberg’s One Ho Productions. Dean Burnett is currently a research associate (honorary) at Cardiff University Psychology School. He lives in Cardiff with his wife, their two children and an alarmingly psychopathic kitten named Pickle.

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