Bruce Hood is the Director of the Bristol Cognitive Development Centre in the Experimental Psychology Department at the University of Bristol. He has been a research fellow at Cambridge University and University College London, a visiting scientist at MIT and a faculty professor at Harvard. He’s been awarded an Alfred Sloan Fellowship in neuroscience, the Young Investigator Award from the International Society of Infancy Researchers, the Robert Fantz memorial award and recently voted to Fellowship status by the society of American Psychological Science.
Journalist Gary Matsumoto discussed his research into an experimental anthrax vaccine, referred to as "vaccine A", that has been administered to U.S. soldiers since 1991, and which he contends is the cause of a host of maladies known collectively as Gulf War Syndrome. In the first hour, Ian Punnett was joined by Bruce Hood, cognitive development scholar and author of The Science of Superstition. ... More »Host: Ian Punnett