In an op-ed essay that appeared in the May 28 New York Times, David Brooks claimed that psychiatry is not really a science, but a semi-science. This claim prompted Eric Kandel, M.D., to respond in his own op-ed essay, which appeared in the September 6 New York Times. In addition to being a professor at Columbia University, Kandel was a recipient of the 2000 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
–Psychiatric News Alert
NYT Article by David Brooks: Heroes of Uncertainty
NYT Article by Eric Kandel: The New Science of Mind