Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain

Written By Lisa Feldman Barrett
Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain
  • Publsiher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release : 04 March 2021
  • ISBN : 152901865X
  • Pages : 212 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain written by Lisa Feldman Barrett which was release on 04 March 2021, this book published by Pan Macmillan. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Have you ever wondered why you have a brain? Let renowned neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett demystify that big grey blob between your ears. In seven short essays (plus a bite-sized story about how brains evolved), this slim, entertaining, and accessible collection reveals mind-expanding lessons from the front lines of neuroscience research. You’ll learn where brains came from, how they’re structured (and why it matters), and how yours works in tandem with other brains to create everything you experience. Along the way, you’ll also learn to dismiss popular myths such as the idea of a 'lizard brain' and the alleged battle between thoughts and emotions, or even between nature and nurture, to determine your behaviour. Sure to intrigue casual readers and scientific veterans alike, Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain is full of surprises, humour, and important implications for human nature - a gift of a book that you will want to savour again and again.

Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain

Seven and a Half Lessons About the Brain
  • Author : Lisa Feldman Barrett
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Release Date : 2021-03-04
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 152901865X
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Summary : Have you ever wondered why you have a brain? Let renowned neuroscientist Lisa Feldman Barrett demystify that big grey blob between your ears. In seven short essays (plus a bite-sized story about how brains evolved), this slim, entertaining, and accessible collection reveals mind-expanding lessons from the front lines of neuroscience ...

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  • ISBN : 152901865X
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