01 Oct Audio: “The most amazing machine that nature has devised” (St. Louis Public Radio)
“The heart has symbolized human emotion and affection since ancient times. Philosophers of the past considered the heart the ‘seat of the soul,’ believing it to be, not only a life-sustaining organ, but also a representation of our internal lives.
Dr. Sandeep Jauhar’s latest book ‘Heart: A History’ lends credence to the persistent cultural comparison between the physical and metaphorical heart, even suggesting that the future of heart research depends on scientists’ willingness to recognize this relationship.
On Thursday’s St. Louis on the Air, the Washington University School of Medicine alumnus told host Don Marsh that we, ‘need to pay more attention to our emotional lives to preserve our hearts.'”Listen