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The brain : the story of you

Author: David Eagleman
Publisher: Edinburgh Canongate Books, 2016. ©2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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POPULAR SCIENCE. 'This is the story of how your life shapes your brain, and how your brain shapes your life.' Join renowned neuroscientist David Eagleman on a whistle-stop tour of the inner cosmos. It's a journey that will take you into the world of extreme sports, criminal justice, genocide, brain surgery, robotics, and the search for immortality. On the way, amidst the infinitely dense tangle of brain cells and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Eagleman
ISBN: 9781782116615 1782116613
OCLC Number: 958058191
Notes: First published: 2015.
Description: 246 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
1. Who am I? --
2. What is reality? --
3. Who's in control? --
4. How do I decide? --
5. Do I need you? --
6. Who will we be?
Responsibility: David Eagleman.

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Bestselling author and 'the hottest thing in neuroscience' (The Times), David Eagleman, takes readers on a fascinating and eye-opening journey into the world of the brain  Read more...
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Entertaining and profound: page-turning neuroscience from a bit of a genius * * GUARDIAN * * On every page of The Brain there is a revelation so fantastic as to make one gasp -- STEPHEN FRY Clear, Read more...

 
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