MHP on Obama's BRAIN Initiative

The MSNBC host and her guest discuss President Obama's BRAIN (Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies) initiative and the social-infrastructure issues that lead to brain disease.

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Melissa Harris-Perry (MSNBC)

On Sunday's Melissa Harris-Perry show on MSNBC, the host and her guests analyzed President Obama's proposed Brain Research Through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies, or BRAIN, initiative.

The discussion includes what Perry calls the "space-versus-civil rights paradigm" and the perception that when we put money toward one effort, we'll miss other, more urgent issues.

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