What if we looked at the human body as a landscape, and mapped its features using a cartographer’s eye? That’s what Dr. Gavin Francis does in his new book, Adventures in Human Being: A Grand Tour from the Cranium to the Calcaneum (Basic Books, October 2015). On this episode of Modern Notion we dive into some of the case studies from Dr. Francis’s book, from electro-shock therapy to vertigo.

Music this hour:

  • Oceanica” by Avaren, from the album For Others’ Use
  • Theme S” by Steve Combs & Delta Is, from the album Themes (Vol. 1)


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